Man charged with murder of loyalist George Gilmore

Two men already charged with murder of Gilmore, who was shot while driving car

George Gilmore was driving his car in Carrickfergus when he was shot in the neck. Photograph: PSNI/PA Wire.

George Gilmore was driving his car in Carrickfergus when he was shot in the neck. Photograph: PSNI/PA Wire.

 

A man has been charged with the murder of loyalist George Gilmore.

The 32-year-old accused is due in court in Belfast on Friday.

Mr Gilmore (44), was killed in March as part of a feud involving the UDA.

He was driving his car in Carrickfergus when he was shot in the neck. He died the following day in hospital.

Two men have already been charged with Mr Gilmore’s murder.

Two months after his death, Mr Gilmore’s friend and fellow loyalist Colin Horner (35) was shot dead in a supermarket car park in Bangor, a crime also blamed on the UDA.

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