Page last updated at 14:42 GMT, Tuesday, 4 May 2010 15:42 UK

Man arrested over Craigavon murder of PSNI constable

Stephen Carroll
Constable Stephen Carroll, 48, was shot dead in his patrol car

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in County Antrim over the murder of Constable Stephen Carroll.

The police officer was shot dead by the Continuity IRA as he answered a distress call in Craigavon, County Armagh, on 9 March last year.

Police said the man was arrested in the Newtownabbey area on Tuesday and is being questioned at Antrim police station.

A teenager and a 38-year-old man are in custody charged with the murder.

In February, a man was arrested in Lurgan and a man and woman were held in Craigavon to be questioned about the murder. They were all released without charge.

Constable Carroll, 48, was married and came from Banbridge.

He was murdered two days after the Real IRA shot dead two soldiers outside Massereene Barracks in Antrim.



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