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Man charged in Ronan Kerr murder investigation

A man has appeared in court charged in connection with the murder of Constable Ronan Kerr.

Gavin Coyle, 33, of Culmore Park, Omagh, was charged at Dungannon Magistrates Court today with possessing guns, and explosives after being detained by police investigating the murder three weeks ago of Constable Ronan Kerr, 25.

Coyle was remanded in custody for four weeks.

The charges relate to weapons and explosives that were discovered by police in Coalisland following Constable Kerr's murder.

The 25-year-old was killed when a bomb exploded under his car in Omagh, Co Tyrone, on April 2.

Two other men were freed on Tuesday by Northern Ireland detectives investigating the death.

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