Two charged with murder of Lyra McKee

Two men have been charged with the murder of journalist Lyra McKee.

She was shot dead during riots in Derry’s Creggan area in 2019.

The killing took place on April 18 2019.

These two men – aged 21 and 33 – have been charged possession of a gun and bullets, intent to danger life, riot, as well as possession of petrol bombs and the throwing of petrol bombs.

The 33-year-old is also charged with robbery offences.

A third man aged in his 20s has also been charged, in relation to rioting, as well as with possession and throwing – petrol bombs.

A 19-year-old who was also arrested has been released with a report being requested by the Public Prosecution Service.

The three are due to appear at Derry Magistrates Court via video link this morning

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