Orde still hopeful of bringing charges in McCartney case

PSNI chief constable Hugh Orde has said he is still hopeful of bringing prosecutions in relation to the murder of Belfast man Robert McCartney.

PSNI chief constable Hugh Orde has said he is still hopeful of bringing prosecutions in relation to the murder of Belfast man Robert McCartney.

The 33-year-old father-of-two was beaten and stabbed to death outside a pub in the city on January 30, allegedly by senior IRA members.

Speaking at the launch of crime figures in Belfast today, Mr Orde said: "There's always hope . . . We will do our best to bring those [responsible] to justice . . . We're working on that."

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