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Man arrested in Jim Donegan murder probe is released unconditionally

Jim Donegan was shot dead in west Belfast in December
Rebecca Black, Press Association

A 42-year-old man arrested by detectives investigating the murder of Jim Donegan outside a school in west Belfast has been released unconditionally.

Mr Donegan (43) was shot dead as he waited to collect his 13-year-old son from St Mary's Christian Brothers' Grammar School in west Belfast in December.

The 42-year-old was arrested under anti-terrorism legislation at Musgrave police station today.

Yesterday detectives investigating the murder of Mr Donegan arrested a 63-year-old man for questioning, also under anti-terrorism legislation, and later released him.

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