Lyra McKee murder: Two more men arrested in Derry

Journalist (29) was shot dead while observing riots in Derry in April 2019

Lyra McKee: the 29-year-old was shot dead in Derry in April 2019 as she observed rioting in the Creggan area of the city

Lyra McKee: the 29-year-old was shot dead in Derry in April 2019 as she observed rioting in the Creggan area of the city

 

A further two men have been arrested in relation to the murder of journalist Lyra McKee.

The 29-year-old was shot dead by dissident republicans in Derry in April 2019 as she observed rioting in the Creggan area of the city.

The men, aged 24 and 29, were arrested in the Derry area on Wednesday morning under the Terrorism Act and have been taken to the Serious Crime Suite at Musgrave Police Station where they will be interviewed later.

Three men have already been charged with the murder while another two men have been charged with rioting and associated offences.

The extremist group that styles itself the New IRA has previously claimed the killing.–PA