Northern Ireland

Colin Horner murder: Man appears in court

Alan Wilson
Image caption Alan Wilson was denied bail

A 28-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a man outside a Bangor supermarket.

Alan Wilson, of Ballyrainey Road, Newtownards, is also charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition.

He appeared at Newtownards Magistrates Court on Friday. Bail was refused in the case.

He has denied being involved in the murder of Colin Horner, 35, who was shot dead in front of his three-year-old son on Sunday afternoon.

Image copyright Horner family
Image caption Police described the murder of Colin Horner as 'brutal, senseless and horrendous'

Police described his death as "brutal, senseless and horrendous".

A 45-year-old man arrested on Friday morning in the Newtownards area over the murder has been released unconditionally. A 47-year-old man also arrested over the killing was released on Thursday night.

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