Two questioned over George Gilmore murder released

George Gilmore died after being shot in his car in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim in March 2017. Credit: Family Photo

A man and a woman who were arrested in Carrickfergus in connection with the murder of a prominent loyalist have been released.

George Gilmore was shot in the neck while in his car in the Woodburn Estate area of the town in March this year.

The 44-year-old was taken to hospital but later died.

Two people were arrested in the Carrickfergus area on Wednesday.

Police say a 37 year-old man has been released pending a report to the PPS, while a 32 year-old woman has been released unconditionally.