PSNI Offering Anonymity

PSNI Offering Anonymity To Lyra McKee Murder Witnesses

Elaine Stenson
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Police investigating the murder of Lyra McKee in Derry say witnesses will be offered anonymity if they’re called to give evidence in court.

The 29-year-old journalist was shot dead while covering riots in Derry on the 18th of April – dissident republican group the new IRA said it was responsible.

The PSNI says the decision to offer anonymity to anyone who comes forward follows discussions with the Public Prosecution Service.

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Last week a reward of up to ten thousand pounds was offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.