Northern Ireland

Tommy Crossan: 53-year-old man freed in murder inquiry

Tommy Crossan Image copyright Pacemaker
Image caption Tommy Crossan was once a senior figure in the Continuity IRA

A 53-year-old man arrested over the murder of a prominent dissident republican in west Belfast has been released unconditionally.

Tommy Crossan was shot dead at a fuel depot off the Springfield Road in April 2014.

Mr Crossan, 43, was once a senior figure in the Continuity IRA.

The man was arrested in west Belfast on Wednesday morning.