Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of murder

PACEMAKER BELFAST 13/04/2017...The boat involved in the tragedy moored at the rear of Devenish Island along with a police boat. Picture: Ronan McGrade/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 13/04/2017...The boat involved in the tragedy moored at the rear of Devenish Island along with a police boat. Picture: Ronan McGrade/Pacemaker Press

Detectives investigating the death of Convoy resident, Lu Na McKinney, who died after falling into Lough Erne in April, have arrested a 41-year-old man in Derry on suspeciton of murder.

Detective Inspector David McGrory said: “Police have carried out a review into the circumstances surrounding the death of 35 year old Lu Na McKinney, at Devenish Island, Fermanagh on Thursday, April 13, 2017 and as a result have arrested a 41 year old man on suspicion of murder. He is currently in custody at Omagh where he is helping police with their enquiries.

“I would like to appeal to any witnesses to come forward and also anyone who had contact with Lu Na McKinney, who lived in Convoy, County Donegal, in the months preceding her death.

“Colleagues in An Garda Siochana are working jointly with PSNI to investigate Lu Na’s death and anyone with information can contact either the PSNI on 101 ext 40681, confidential Crime Stoppers number on 0800 555 111 or AGS at Letterkenny on 00353 749167100 or the AGS Confidential line on 1800 666 111.”