Further Arrest Over L'Derry Murder

Detectives investigating the murder of a father-of-nine in L'Derry at the weekend have arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of murder.

The body of Eddie Meenan, 52, was discovered just off Creggan Street, near his home, in the early hours of Sunday 25 November.

A 35-year-old woman arrested earlier this week has now been released on bail pending further enquiries.
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Police said Mr Meenan suffered "significant" head and body injuries.

Three man aged 19, 26 and 31 remain in custody.


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