Convicted murderer Stephen Henry back in police custody after release in Dublin

A convicted murderer who had been at large since Monday evening is now back in police custody in Northern Ireland.

Stephen Henry, 41 - who was convicted of murdering a man with a samurai sword in 2014 - was on the loose in Dublin yesterday after he was released with a fine following and arrest for drunk and disorderly behaviour.

He previously failed to return to prison in Co Derry after being granted day release.

Police described him as "dangerous" with a "history of violence".

He was arrested in the Waringstown area of Co Armagh at approximately 11:25pm last night and remains in police custody.

More in this Section

Man arrested after school gate murder

Man escapes car that entered the sea in Co Clare

Personalities may change but the issues remain, says Coveney in wake of May's Therexit

Supreme Court to consider state bid for appeal over Graham Dwyer data ruling


Lifestyle

All of the most opulent and OTT gowns from the Cannes Film Festival

H&M has announced its latest incredible designer collaboration – and it goes on sale tomorrow

Ask an expert: What’s the best way to quickly potty train my toddler?

Album review: Flying Lotus - Flamagra

More From The Irish Examiner