Northern Ireland

Ronan Kerr murder: two men released without charge

Ronan Kerr Image copyright PA
Image caption Constable Kerr was killed by a bomb under his car outside his Omagh home

Two men arrested in connection with the murder of Constable Ronan Kerr have been released "unconditionally".

Constable Kerr was killed by a bomb under his car outside his Omagh home on Saturday 2 April.

Brian Carron, 26, from the Dungannon area, was arrested in Renton, West Dunbartonshire, four days later.

Sean McKiernan, 40, of Omagh, was arrested on 7 April. Both were released on Tuesday. A 33-year-old remains in custody.

Mr Kerr's funeral witnessed unprecedented scenes - with police officers and members of the Gaelic Athletic Association uniting in his memory, as well as politicians from across all the main Northern Ireland parties.

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