Belfast Telegraph

Geordie Gilmore murder: Man arrested in Carrickfergus area

Police investigating the murder of George Gilmore have arrested a 34-year-old man in the Carrickfergus area.

He is currently in Musgrave station assisting detectives with their enquiries.

Known as Geordie the prominent loyalist was driving when he was shot in the neck on Pinewood Avenue in Carrickfergus on March 13. The 44-year-old died in hospital the following day.

Detectives continue to appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time of the shooting and who witnessed the attack to contact them in the incident room on 02890 259542, phone police on 101 quoting serial 605 15/03 or phone Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you would prefer to remain anonymous.

Two men charged with the murder have already appeared at Belfast Magistrates' Court.

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