Belfast Telegraph

Man questioned over 1976 murder

A man has been arrested for questioning about a murder in Northern Ireland 36 years ago.

He was detained in south Belfast, not far from Derriaghy where William Palmer, 50, a Protestant, was shot at his Milltown Road home in June 1976. He died three days later in hospital.

The man, aged 55, was detained on suspicion of murder, possessing a firearm and membership of the IRA.

He was taken to the serious crime suite at Antrim police station for questioning.

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