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Lyra McKee Biography
Who was Lyra McKee ?
A 53-year-old man has been charged with rioting, assault and gasoline bombing by police investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee.
Lyra Catherine McKee was a journalist from Northern Ireland who wrote for several publications about the consequences of the Troubles. She also served as an editor for Mediagazer, a news aggregator website. On 18 April 2019, McKee was fatally shot during rioting in the Creggan area of Derry. Wikipedia
McKee, 29, was shot and killed in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, in April 2019, while she was observing riots in Creggan.
The man is expected to appear in Londonderry Magistrates Court on Monday.
How old was Lyra McKee ?
She was 29 year old.March 31, 1990, Belfast, United Kingdom
April 18, 2019, Londonderry, United Kingdom
Three men have already been charged with her murder, while two other men have been charged with riots and related crimes.
The extremist group calling itself the New IRA previously claimed responsibility for the murder.
Last month, Geroid Cavanagh, 33, and Jordan Devine, 21, both of Londonderry appeared on video in the city’s magistrates court, where they were charged with her murder.
Both were also charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition with the intent to endanger life, riot, possession of gasoline bombs, dropping of gasoline bombs and arson. Cavanagh was also charged with robbery.wikipedia
District Judge Barney McElholm granted bail to the two defendants and they will appear in court again on October 7.
A third man, Joe Campbell, 20, of Derry, was charged with rioting, possession of gasoline bombs and dropping gasoline bombs the night Ms. McKee was killed.
He was also granted bail and will appear in court again on October 7.
Lyra McKee Quick and Facts
- Man, 53, charged with rioting offences, assault and throwing petrol bombs by police investigating murder of journalist Lyra McKee
- Ms McKee, 29, was shot in Londonderry in April 2019 as she observed rioting
- The man is due to appear before Londonderry Magistrates’ Court on Monday