Police have arrested four people, including a 15-year-old boy in relation to the Lyra McKee murder in Derry last month.

Dissident republican group the New IRA said its members carried out the killing. Four males, aged 15, 18, 38 and 51, were arrested in Derry this morning.

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The senior detective leading the investigation, PSNI Detective Superintendent Jason Murphy, said: “As part of this morning’s operation detectives carried out searches at four houses in the city and arrested four people in connection with the violence which was orchestrated on the streets of Creggan on the evening of Lyra McKee’s murder.”

“They are currently in custody where they are being questioned.”

-Noah Harte