11/12/2019

Arrest Made In Jonathan Cairns Murder Probe

Police investigating the murder of Co L'Derry teenager Jonathan Cairns more than 20 years ago have made an arrest.

The 49 year-old was arrested in Coleraine on suspicion of murder, perverting the course of justice and withholding information.

Jonathan Cairns, from Ballykelly, was just 18 when he was attacked on the way home from a night out on 25 April 1999.
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His body was found in a shallow grave in Loughermore Forest, just miles from his home, the next day.

The current suspect remains in police custody.



(JG/MH)

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