Police release man questioned on McCartney murder

PSNI detectives have released a man without charge after questioning him about the murder of Robert McCartney, who was stabbed to death in a Belfast bar.

PSNI detectives have released a man without charge after questioning him about the murder of Robert McCartney, who was stabbed to death in a Belfast bar.

The man, aged 31, had walked into a police station outside Belfast with a solicitor at lunchtime yesterday to be interviewed. It is understood he comes from the Markets area not far from Magennis's Bar where Mr McCartney was attacked.

Mr McCartney, 33, a father of two, died when he was attacked by IRA men outside the bar on the night of January 30.

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