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Murder Charge Over Woman’s Death In Lough Erne This Past April

5th December 2017
The body of Lu Na McKinney was found by a jetty at Devenish Island on Lough Erne, near Enniskillen The body of Lu Na McKinney was found by a jetty at Devenish Island on Lough Erne, near Enniskillen Photo: Titanic/Wikimedia

#LoughErne - BelfastLive reports that a man has been charged with the murder of a woman whose body was found in Lough Erne earlier this year.

Lu Na McKinney was recovered from the water by emergency services in the early hours of Thursday 13 April.

As previously reported on Afloat.ie, the 35-year-old mother of two from Donegal was believed to have slipped from the deck of a boat while checking it was tied to the jetty.

Yesterday a PSNI spokesperson confirmed that a 41-year-old man had been charged with her murder and was due before Omagh Magistrates’ Court this morning (Tuesday 5 December).

The man is also charged with possession of a Class C controlled drug, a classification which includes a number of tranquilisers.

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MacDara Conroy

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