Published On: Sat, Apr 20th, 2019

Two teenagers arrested after killing Northern Ireland journalist

Share This

Police says Northern Ireland-based journalist Lyra Mckee was murdered by two teenagers

Published 3:59 PM, April 20, 2019

Updated 3:59 PM, April 20, 2019

This is a developing story. Please refresh for updates.

LONDON, United Kingdom – Two young men have been arrested after the shooting dead of a journalist in Northern Ireland, police said Saturday, April 20.

The 18 and 19-year-olds were arrested in Derry under anti-terrorist laws and taken to Belfast for questioning, the Police Service of Northern Ireland said.

Journalist Lyra McKee was murdered late Thursday, April 18 during rioting in Derry. –

We tell you the stories that matter. We ask, we probe, we explain.

But as we strive to do all this and speak truth to power, we face constant threats to our independence.

Help us make a difference through free and fearless journalism. With your help, you enable us to keep providing you with our brand of compelling and investigative work.

Joining Rappler PLUS allows us to build communities of action with you. PLUS members will receive our editorial newsletters and industry reports, get to join exclusive online conversations with our award-winning journalists, and be part of our monthly events.

Make your move now. Join Rappler PLUS.

Source link

About the Author