Man detained in Derry in relation to Glasgow murder

Tue, 06/10/2015 - 12:46 -- Editor

A 39 year old man was detained in Derry this morning as part of an investigation into the murder of a man in Glasgow 21 years ago.

24 year old Derek Sheerin was found dead in the east end of Glasgow in September 1994.

Officers from Police Scotland assisted by detectives from PSNI Serious Crime Branch detained the man, who has been taken to Glasgow for questioning.

Detective Chief Inspector Michael Harvey from Serious Crime Branch has appealed to people in Derry who have any information about the murder to contact detectives at Maydown using the non-emergency number 101, or by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.