Belfast Telegraph

Man arrested over Tommy Crossan murder

Police investigating the murder of dissident republican Tommy Crossan have arrested a 24-year-old man in west Belfast.

Crossan (43) - a former chief of the Continuity IRA - was shot twice in the head and several times the body in the Good Friday gun attack in the Springfield Road area.

The father of six was gunned down on April 18 at a fuel depot in the grounds of an industrial complex in full view of surrounding houses.

The man under arrest is being questioned at Antrim Police Station.

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