Gary Donnelly released without charge

A MAN arrested yesterday at a commemoration in Meenbanad in connection with the murder of Denis Donaldson has been released without charge.

Gary Donnelly, an Independent Councillor on Derry City and Strabane District Council was released this afternoon following his arrest at the commemoration of the centenary of the Meenbanad Train Ambush.

A second man in his thirties who was also arrested remains in Garda custody. Gardai are investigating the murder of Donaldson which took place at Cloghercor, Doochary, in April, 2006.


A Spokesperson for the Garda Press Office said: “The investigation is ongoing. Gardaí are continuing to appeal to anyone with information in relation to this murder to contact them at the Incident Room at Letterkenny Garda Station on 074 9167100, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.”



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