Two men arrested over murder of Constable Ronan Kerr

PSNI officer was killed in dissident republican under-car bomb explosion in 2011

Constable Ronan Kerr died in an under-car bomb explosion in Omagh, Co Tyrone in 2011. Photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

Constable Ronan Kerr died in an under-car bomb explosion in Omagh, Co Tyrone in 2011. Photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

 

The PSNI has arrested two men in connection with the dissident republican murder of Constable Ronan Kerr in an under-car bomb explosion in Omagh, Co Tyrone in 2011.

On Tuesday detectives from PSNI’s serious crime branch arrested two men under the Terrorism Act in relation to the murder of 25-year-old Constable Kerr by the ‘New IRA’.

A 27-year-old man was arrested in Omagh and a 40-year-old man was brought into police custody from prison. They are being questioned at the PSNI’s Musgrave’s serious crime suite in Belfast.