McCartney arrest man released

Friday 11 March 2005 07.08
Magennis's pub - Scene of McCartney killing
Magennis's pub - Scene of McCartney killing

A man who was arrested yesterday by police investigating the murder of the Belfast man Robert McCartney was released last night pending further inquiries.

He had walked into a police station yesterday, accompanied by a lawyer.

Mr McCartney was beaten and stabbed to death near Magennis's pub in the city in January.

Detectives have interviewed many of the people said to have been involved.