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NI prison officer funeral

A 46-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of prison officer David Black, the Police Service of Northern Ireland said. Three men have previously been questioned and released by police.

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Funeral to be held for murdered prison officer

The funeral for murdered Northern Ireland prison officer David Black will take place on Tuesday, it was announced today.

The service will be held at Molesworth Presbyterian Church in Cookstown.

Mr Black, who had served more than 30 years' with the Prison Service was gunned down on Thursday during a high speech ambush on a motorway as he drove to work at Maghaberry high-security prison.

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