Man charged over 1994 UVF murders

Man charged over 1994 UVF murders

A 48-year-old man has been charged in connection with the murders of two Catholic workmen in north Belfast almost 20 years ago.

Gary Convie, 24, and 44-year-old Eamon Fox were sitting in their car at a building site in North Queen Street on 17 May 1994 when a gunman opened fire with a submachine gun.The man who was detained in north Belfast on Wednesday is accused of two counts of murder as well as one count of attempted murder and one count of possessing a firearm.He is due to appear before Belfast Magistrates' Court on Friday.A 41-year-old woman also detained on Wednesday in Antrim has been released pending a report to the PPS.To date, two people have been charged in connection with the killings and four have been reported to the PPS.

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