Man charged with Tyrone murder

Tuesday 08 January 2013 11.15
A 17-year-old boy has been released pending a report to prosecutors
A 17-year-old boy has been released pending a report to prosecutors

An 18-year-old man has been charged with the murder of 60-year-old Aloysius Hackett in Co Tyrone on Friday night.

Mr Hackett was heavily involved in gaelic games and was a former chairman of Augher's St Macartan's GAA club.

His funeral is due to be held on Wednesday.

The 18-year-old man is scheduled to appear before Omagh Magistrates' Court tomorrow morning.

A 17-year-old boy arrested yesterday by detectives investigating the crime has been released pending a report to prosecutors.