Murder suspect to be extradited back to the North


Murder victim Jennifer Dornan.

A MAN arrested in south Donegal over the brutal stab murder of mum of three Jennifer Dornan in the North is to face extradition proceedings.

It is understood the PSNI’s Major Investigation Team are now preparing to issue a European Arrest Warrant for the 37-year-old to be brought back to Belfast for questioning.


He was arrested by Gardai in Bundoran on Friday evening in relation to an unrelated matter and brought to Mountjoy Prison yesterday morning after being deemed to be unlawfully at large.

The suspect was arrested following contact between the Gardaí and PSNI detectives investigating the murder.

However, the legal process could take up to several weeks before the man is brought to the North to be quizzed.

Last night, the PSNI said it was no longer seeking anyone in the North in connection with the investigation into the murder of the 30-year-old and has stopped its search.

Ms Dornan was found dead in her torched home in west Belfast in the early hours of last Sunday morning.

The killer stabbed her through the chest with a 14 inch kitchen knife and then set fire to her home in a bid to destroy forensic clues.


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