Four individuals have been arrested in the investigation into the murder of journalist Lyra McKee.
The men, aged 20, 27, 29 and 52, had been detained below the Terrorism Act in Londonderry on Tuesday morning, a Police Service of Northern Eire spokesman mentioned.
They’re being questioned by detectives at Musgrave Critical Crime Suite in Belfast.
Ms McKee was shot useless whereas observing dysfunction in the Creggan space of Derry on April 19, 2019.
The New IRA claimed accountability for the murder which sparked headlines and revulsion throughout the UK and Eire.
Chief Constable Simon Byrne welcomed the arrests.
He mentioned in a tweet that detectives are “working hard in the pursuit of justice”.
Senior investigating officer, Detective Superintendent Jason Murphy, renewed an attraction for data.
“I have always believed that some people within the community know what happened and who was involved,” he mentioned.
“I perceive that individuals could also be frightened to speak to us.
“I’ve beforehand given my private assurance regarding anonymity for the aim of this investigation and I renew this assurance immediately, as we method the anniversary of Lyra’s murder.
“I need the neighborhood in Creggan to consider how that horrific assault impacted them personally and the way it impacted all the neighborhood.
“We noticed wide-scale revulsion after Lyra was murdered and I stay decided to work with the neighborhood and native policing to transform that revulsion into tangible proof to carry those that murdered Lyra to justice.
“I also know that many people were recording mobile phone video clips that night and whilst we had a huge response to my initial appeal for those videos, I believe that others may exist.”