Cookstown Hotel Owner Released On Police Bail

A 52-year-old hotel owner who was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after three teenagers died in an apparent crush has been released on police bail.

Students Lauren Bullock, 17, Connor Currie, 16, and Morgan Barnard, 17, died outside the Greenvale Hotel in Cookstown, Co Tyrone on Sunday 17 March.

They had been waiting to gain entry to a party along with between 350 and 400 others.

The PSNI said the hotel owner will "return for further questioning at a future date".

A 40-year-old man is still being questioned.
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Detectives are continuing to appeal for anyone who was present at the Greenvale on Sunday who hasn't already made contact with police to come forward and assist with the investigation.


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