Northern Ireland

Brian McIlhagga murder: Two men released unconditionally

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Image caption The father-of-five, from Ballymena, had been beaten and shot once in the leg

Two men arrested over the murder of a man in Ballymoney, County Antrim, have been released unconditionally.

Brian McIlhagga, 42, was killed by a masked gang outside a house at Riverview Park in Ballymoney just before 22:30 GMT on Monday.

The father-of-five, from Ballymena, had been beaten and shot once in the leg. He died from his injuries.

A 22-year-old man and a 31-year-old man were freed from police custody on Saturday.

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