Two women held on suspicion of murder over Derry death

Police are now treating the death of an elderly man in Derry as murder. Credit: Presseye

Detectives have arrested two women on suspicion of murder following the death of an elderly man in Londonderry.

Daniel Guyler, 75, was found with serious injuries in the Termon Street area of the Waterside two years ago and died in hospital on 1 May last year.

PSNI Detective Inspector Ray Phelan said: “Following extensive police investigations, detectives have today, Wednesday 22 July, arrested two women - aged 33 and 44 - on suspicion of murder.

“They have been taken to Musgrave PSNI Serious Crime Suite for questioning.”

Detectives from the Major Investigation Team have launched a murder investigation.

DI Phelan added: “I realise this incident occurred some time ago, however I would ask people to cast their minds back to Monday 23 July, 2018.

“Did you see anyone or anything unusual in the Termon Street area?

“Mr Guyler was found injured at approximately 8.45pm - were you in the area before, or after he was found?”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.