Woman arrested over murder of journalist McKee

epa07515732 A handout photo made available by IJF shows Journalist Lyra McKee during the International Journalism Festival (IJF) in Perugia, Italy, 07 April 2017 (issued 19 April 2019). According to media reports, Lyra McKee was killed during riots in Londonderry (Derry) on 18 April 2019. Police Service of Northern Ireland said that McKee was allegedly shot while reporting on clashes with dissident republican rioters. EPA-EFE/FRANCESCO CUOCCIO / INTERNATIONAL JOURNALISM FESTIVAL HANDOUT MANDATORY CREDIT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

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Sky News is reporting that a 57-year-old woman has been arrested in Derry in connection with the murder of journalist Lyra McKee.

The arrest comes after the so-called New IRA admitted responsibility for Ms McKee’s death. She died after she was shot in the head on the Creggan estate on 18 April.

Via Sky News

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