Page last updated at 11:47 GMT, Wednesday, 7 October 2009 12:47 UK

Two sons of murdered man arrested

Kevin McDaid
Kevin McDaid was murdered in Coleraine in May

Two sons of murdered Coleraine community worker Kevin McDaid have been arrested by the PSNI's Serious Crime Branch.

The arrests are thought to be connected to events surrounding Mr McDaid's death in May, rather than the killing itself.

The brothers, both aged 22, are also being questioned about events linked to the attempted murder of his friend Damien Fleming on the same night.

Mr McDaid, a Catholic father-of-four, was killed by a loyalist mob.

Since the killing close to Mr McDaid's home in Somerset Drive, tensions have been running high in parts of the town.

A number of houses have been attacked in recent days, including the home of a woman related to one of the suspects in Mr McDaid's murder.



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