Man charged with murder of woman (37) in Co Derry

Katie Brankin stabbed at outdoor accommodation site on Seacoast Road in Limavady

The Swanns Bridge glamping site near Limavady in Co Derry where a 37-year-old woman was stabbed to death on Monday. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The Swanns Bridge glamping site near Limavady in Co Derry where a 37-year-old woman was stabbed to death on Monday. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

 

A 53-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Katie Brankin at a holiday camp in Co Derry.

The 37-year-old was stabbed at an outdoor accommodation site on Seacoast Road in Limavady on Monday.

On Thursday evening the Police Service of Northern Ireland said a 53-year-old man had been charged with murder.

He is due to appear at Ballymena Magistrates’ Court on Thursday via videolink.

As is normal procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

–PA