Arrest made in Joe Reilly murder investigation

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Detectives from PSNI’s Serious Crime Branch, investigating the murder of 43-year-old Joe Reilly in Poleglass, have arrested a 32-year-old man in the Newtownabbey area.

The man has been taken to Musgrave Police Station for questioning.

Detective Inspector Darren McCartney said: “Mr Reilly was shot in his home in Glenwood Court at about 8pm on the evening of Thursday, October 20. I would continue to ask anyone who has any information about this murder to contact detectives on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 1172 20/10/16.

“Or if anyone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”