Woman detained in Toome murder probe released

The Elk Bar and nightclub complex.INMM0216-317
The Elk Bar and nightclub complex.INMM0216-317
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A woman arrested by police investigating the murder of James McDonagh in Toomebridge last weekend has been released on bail.

Mr McDonagh (28) from Castledawson, was assaulted outside a bar last Sunday morning.

The 33-year-woman was detained in Banbridge on Saturday morning and is being questioned on suspicion of withholding information.

A 24-year-old man appeared in court on Thursday charged with murder.

The funeral of Mr McDonagh is due to take place today.