PSNI arrest man in connection with takeaway delivery driver's murder

PSNI arrest man in connection with takeaway delivery driver's murder

A man has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of a takeaway delivery driver in Belfast.

Dan Murray, a 55-year-old father of six, was shot in the head when he drove into the Lady Street area of west Belfast on Monday night.

Mr Murray, who was known to police and had survived a previous murder bid, was lured to the area by a bogus food order.

He had been dispatched in his black Ford Focus to deliver food to a house in the street but the order was actually called in from a phone box about a mile away at the junction of the Antrim Road and Cliftonville Road.

The 38-year-old suspect was detained in west Belfast on Wednesday night. He remained in custody at Musgrave police station in the city on Thursday morning.

The killing was the latest in a spate of shootings in the north and west of Belfast. The murder was the fourth gun attack in the city in four days.


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