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LVF 'will name murder suspects'
Lisa Dorrian
Lisa Dorrian's body has never been found
A loyalist paramilitary organisation linked to the murder of a County Down woman has said its members were not involved in her killing.

Police are examining the possibility that the Loyalist Volunteer Force were involved in Lisa Dorrian's death.

Lisa, 25, disappeared after a party at a caravan site in Ballyhalbert on 28 February. Her body has not been found.

The LVF has said it intends to give a presbyterian minister a letter naming those it suspects of her murder.

However, BBC security editor Brian Rowan said he believed the move would be met with scepticism by other loyalist paramilitary organisations.

"This is not going to wash elsewhere in the loyalist movement," he said.

"A range of loyalist sources have linked members and associates of the LVF to Lisa Dorrian's murder."

Both the Ulster Volunteer Force and the Red Hand Commando claim to have been "investigating" her disappearance.

Graffiti in the Ballyhalbert area following her disappearance suggested a link between the case and the LVF.

Ms Dorrian's mother Pat has said she would talk to mainstream loyalist paramilitaries if it meant getting her daughter's body back.

The family has offered a 10,000 reward for information leading to the recovery of Lisa's body.

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