Northern Ireland

Brian McIlhagga murder: Three men arrested

Father-of-five Brian McIlhagga was beaten and shot Image copyright facebook
Image caption Father-of-five Brian McIlhagga was beaten and shot

Police investigating the murder of father of five Brian McIlhagga last week have arrested three men.

Mr McIlhagga, 42, was killed by a masked gang outside a house at Riverview Park in Ballymoney, County Antrim, on 3 January.

The Ballymena man was beaten and shot in the leg and died from his injuries.

The three men arrested on Wednesday are aged 24, 41 and 48. A number of other men arrested previously were released without charge.

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