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Man (32) released after being arrested about Jim Donegan murder

Jim Donegan was shot dead in west Belfast in December

A 32-year-old man has been released unconditionally after being questionned about the murder of Jim Donegan in west Belfast late last year.

Mr Donegan (43) was shot dead outside St Mary's Grammar School on the Glen Road on December 4 as he sat in his Porsche waiting to collect his 13-year-old son.

The 32-year-old was arrested in the Springfield Road area of west Belfast earlier today.

Police said he was arrested on suspicion of murder and membership of a banned group.

He was taken to the PSNI's Serious Crime Suite at Musgrave police station in Belfast for questioning and released unconditionally.

Several people have been arrested in connection with Mr Donegan's murder but so far no one has been charged.

A 33-year-old man was arrested under the Terrorism Act last week but was later released unconditionally.

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