Shankill bomber arested in Conor McKee murder probe

Collect of Conor McKee 31 who was found dead in his home
Collect of Conor McKee 31 who was found dead in his home

The 42-year-old man arrested by detectives from Serious Crime Branch investigating the murder of Conor McKee in north Belfast in January was high profile republican Sean Kelly, according to the BBC.

The suspect was detained in the north of the city this morning and taken to a police station in Belfast for questioning.

Conor McKee, 31, was found dead at his Glenpark Street home on January 7 by his mother.

He had been shot a number of times with a shotgun.