16/05/2019

L'Derry Properties Raided In Lyra McKee Murder Probe

Police have carried out a number of searches in L'Derry this morning as part of the investigation into the murder of Lyra McKee.

A number of items were seized and taken for further examination, however no arrests were made.
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Ms McKee was shot dead in Creggan on Thursday 18 April during a night of dissident republican rioting. The New IRA admitted responsibility for her death after a gunman fired indiscriminately toward police and fatally wounded the 29-year-old as she stood in the vicinity of a police jeep.

Police enquiries are ongoing.



(JG/CM)

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