Lyra McKee: two men charged with murder of Northern Irish journalist
The Guardian says two men have been charged with the murder of the Belfast journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot dead during disturbances in Derry in 2019.
McKee, 29, one of Northern Ireland’s most promising young journalists, was killed as she observed rioting in the Creggan area of the city on 18 April 2019.
Police Service Northern Ireland (PSNI) said the pair, aged 21 and 33 years, were also charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life, riot, possession of petrol bombs, throwing petrol bombs and arson. The 33-year-old was also charged with robbery.
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