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Two men released over teen’s murder in Ballykelly

The body of Jonathan Cairns was found in a forest in Ballykelly in 1999. Credit: Family photo

Two men who were arrested by police investigating the murder of Jonathan Cairns have been released.

The 18-year-old was attacked as he made his way home from a night out in the early hours of 25 April 1999.

His body was found in a shallow grave in Loughermore Forest.

In a statement on Thursday, police said the men aged 43 and 51 who were arrested were released on bail, pending further enquiries.