17/09/2021

Two Men Charged With The Murder Of Lyra McKee

Two men have been charged with the murder of Lyra McKee.

Journalist Lyra McKee (29) was fatally shot as she observed rioting in the Creggan estate in L'Derry in April 2019.

Four men were arrested earlier this week by detectives investigating Ms McKee's death.

Two of the men, aged 21 and 33, have now been charged with her murder. They are also to be charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life, riot, possession of petrol bombs, throwing petrol bombs and arson.
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A third man, aged 20, is to be charged with riot, possession of petrol bombs and throwing petrol bombs.

The fourth man, aged 19, has been released pending a report to the Public Prosecution Service.


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