Man charged with rioting offences by police investigating Lyra McKee murder

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Man Charged With Rioting Offences By Police Investigating Lyra Mckee Murder Man Charged With Rioting Offences By Police Investigating Lyra Mckee Murder
Lyra McKee (29) was shot dead in Derry in April 2019. Photo: PA Media
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Dominic McGrath, PA

A 53-year-old man has been charged with riot, assault and throwing petrol bombs by police investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee.

Ms McKee (29) was shot dead in Derry in April 2019 as she observed rioting in the Creggan area.

The man is expected to appear before Derry Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

A 44-year-old man who was arrested on Friday has also been released pending a report to the Public Prosecution Service.

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