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Man arrested over criminal’s Belfast murder

Dubliner Robbie Lawlor, 36, was gunned down outside a house in Etna Drive on Saturday.

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Police at the scene at Etna Drive in the Ardoyne area of Belfast (David Young/PA)

Police at the scene at Etna Drive in the Ardoyne area of Belfast (David Young/PA)

Police at the scene at Etna Drive in the Ardoyne area of Belfast (David Young/PA)

A man has been arrested over the murder of a convicted criminal in north Belfast.

The 36-year-old was detained on Tuesday evening and remains in custody, police said.

Dubliner Robbie Lawlor, 36, was gunned down outside a house in Etna Drive on Saturday.

Lawlor had previously been linked with the murder of teenager Keane Mulready-Woods in Co Louth in January.

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