31/10/2005

Second man charged with musician murder

A second man has been charged in connection with the murder of a musician in Londonderry last month.

Anthony Fahy, 18, from Ashmore House on Northland Road, Derry, is the second person to be charged with the murder of James Gilchrist, 62, on Wednesday 28 September.

Mr Gilchrist's body was found in the nearby River Foyle just a few hours later.

Earlier this month, a 27-year-old man appeared in court charged with the same offence.

Last month a bicycle was found by police divers in the Foyle river. Believed to be the bike which Mr Gilchrist had been riding prior to his death, forensic experts are currently examining it.

(MB/SP)

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