25/03/2019

Man Charged In Limavady Murder Probe

Police have charged a man with murder following the death of a 23-year-old man, four days after he was assaulted.

Darren McGurk was attacked in a house in the Glenbeg Walk area of Limavady last Wednesday, 20 March. He sustained a serious head injury which led to his death on Sunday morning.
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A 32-year-old man was initially arrested and charged with grievous bodily harm but has since been charged with murder.

He is also accused of attempting to pervert the course of justice, and will appear before Coleraine Magistrates Court today, Monday 25 March.

Detectives are hoping to piece together Darren's movements in the hours before the assault. Anyone who was in touch with him last Wednesday is urged to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 901 of 21/03/2019.



(JG/CM)

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