Peggy O’Hara funeral probe: new arrests

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Detectives from Serious Crime Branch have arrested a man and a woman in connection with events surrounding the funeral of Peggy O’Hara in July.

Detectives investigating alleged offences which they say were committed at the wake and funeral of Mrs O’Hara in Derry, said they have arrested a 53-year-old man and a 44-year-old woman in Derry on Wednesday.

A PSNI spokesman said: “Both suspects have been taken to the Serious Crime Suite at Antrim Police Station for questioning.

“Detectives also carried out searches in the Creggan area of Derry this morning and removed a number of items for examination.”

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Inspector Philip Montgomery, has appealed for the public to provide information.