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Two men questioned over the murder of Malcolm McKeown have been released

Leading loyalist Malcolm McKeown who was shot dead.
David Young, PA

Two men arrested by detectives investigating the murder of Malcolm McKeown have been released pending reports to prosecutors.

The 54-year-old was found dead in his silver BMW behind Dewarts filling station in Waringstown, Co Down in August.

He had been shot six times.

The suspects, aged 30 and 31, were arrested on Wednesday and questioned at Musgrave PSNI station in Belfast.

Police said files on the men would be prepared for the Public Prosecution Service.

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