Thursday 23 October 2014

Man (33) charged in connection with the murder of prison officer David Black

Published 04/02/2014 | 23:16

David Black was shot dead on the M1 last year
David Black was shot dead on the M1 last year

A 33-year-old man has been charged with murdering prison officer David Black in Northern Ireland.

Mr Black was gunned down on a motorway on his way to work at Maghaberry high security prison in Co Antrim in November 2012.

Dissident republicans opposed to the peace process were blamed.

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) also charged the suspect with possessing a firearm with the intent to endanger life.

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