Belfast Telegraph

Two men charged with murder after death of high-profile loyalist

Two men have been charged with murder following the death of a prominent loyalist in Northern Ireland.

George Gilmore, 44, was driving in his car when he was shot in the neck in Carrickfergus on Monday afternoon.

He died in hospital on Tuesday.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland said that two men - aged 28 and 25 - had been charged with murder, two counts of attempted murder and possession of a firearm.

They are due to appear at Belfast Magistrates' Court on Saturday.

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