Two charged with Lyra McKee murder in Derry

Two men have been charged with the murder of Lyra McKee who was shot dead in Derry on April 18, 2019.

Friday, 17th September 2021, 1:29 am
Lyra McKee

The pair, aged 21 and 33, have also been charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life, riot, possession of petrol bombs, throwing petrol bombs and arson.

The 33 year old has also been charged with robbery.

A third man, aged 20, has been charged with riot, possession of petrol bombs and throwing petrol bombs.

All three are expected to appear before Derry Magistrates' Court via video link on Friday, September 17.

A 19 year old man also arrested during the same operation has been released pending a report to the Public Prosecution Service.