NI murder hunt police free man arrested in England

A man arrested in England by detectives investigating two murders in Northern Ireland has been released unconditionally.

Gary Thomas Moore, a Catholic builder, was killed on 6 December 2000 and Gavin Brett, a Protestant student, on 29 July 2001.

Police Service of Northern Ireland officers, assisted by officers from West Midlands Police, arrested the 32-year-old man.

He was released on Wednesday night.

Gary Moore, 30, was shot as he worked on a building site on the predominantly loyalist Monkstown housing estate in Newtownabbey, north of Belfast.

The father-of-two lived in Limavady, County Londonderry.

Gavin Brett, 18, was shot dead on the Hightown Road in Glengormley, County Antrim, as he stood chatting to a group of Catholic and Protestant friends close to the entrance to St Enda's Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) club.

His paramedic father tried to resuscitate his son, but he died at the scene..