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Man arrested over murder of RUC men Michael Malone and Ernest Carson 29 years ago

A man has been arrested in connection with the murders of two police officers over 29 years ago.

The 54-year-old man has been arrested as part of enquiries into the murders of Detective Constables Michael Malone (35) and Ernest Carson (50), who were shot in an IRA gun attack at the Liverpool Bar in Donegall Quay on 26 August 1987. Another officer and a civilian were wounded.

Detective Inspector Stuart Griffin from Serious Crime Branch said: “The suspect is being questioned at a police station in Belfast. Although these murders happened a long time ago, police would continue to appeal to anyone with information about the shooting and those involved to come forward.”

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