Northern Ireland

Gerard 'Jock' Davison murder: Third man arrested is released

Gerard 'Jock' Davison Image copyright Pacemaker
Image caption Gerard 'Jock' Davison was shot dead in the Markets area of Belfast

A 38-year-old man arrested by police investigating the murder of Gerard 'Jock' Davison in south Belfast has been released unconditionally.

Mr Davison, 47, a former senior IRA figure, was shot dead as he walked to work in the Markets area of the city on Tuesday morning.

Three men, aged 27, 38 and 41, have been arrested over the murder.

All have since been released unconditionally.

Police have not linked dissident republicans to the attack and do not believe it was sectarian.

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