Update: Two men are arrested in connection with the murder of journalist Lyra McKee

Update: Two men are arrested in connection with the murder of journalist Lyra McKee



Police have arrested two more men over the murder of journalist Lyra McKee.



The men, aged 44 and 53, were arrested in the Londonderry area on Friday morning, October 1, under the Terrorism Act. They have been taken to the Serious Crime Suite at Musgrave police station in Belfast for an interview.



Ms. McKee, 29, was shot dead in Londonderry in April 2019 as she observed rioting in the Creggan.



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



The extremist group that styles itself the New IRA previously claimed responsibility for the killing.


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