Northern Ireland

Two arrested over Kieran Doherty murder are released

Kieran Doherty
Image caption The 31-year-old father of one was found shot dead on the Braehead Road outside Derry

Two people who were being questioned by police in connection with the murder of dissident republican Kieran Doherty have been released without charge.

Mr Doherty's aunt, Priscilla Doherty, 40, was arrested along with Martin O'Neill, 42, in Londonderry on Tuesday.

Mr Doherty, 31, who was a member of the Real IRA, was murdered by the organisation in 2010.

Independent security advisor Lord Carlile is investigating claims MI5 was involved in Mr Doherty's murder.

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