Monday 21 April 2014

Pair released in McKay murder probe

Police forensic experts at the scene of the fatal shooting in the Longlands Road area of Newtownabbey

Two men being held over the murder of Daniel McKay have been released.

A spokeswoman for the PSNI said the pair, aged 51 and 24, had been released unconditionally.

A 25-year-old man detained on Thursday was also released.

Mr McKay, a 36-year-old father of one, was shot dead at his home in the Longlands area of Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, on October 25.

His funeral was held on Friday.

Detectives investigating a drugs link said they could not rule out the involvement of dissident republican vigilante groups.

Press Association

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