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Man charged with murders of Maghery men

PACEMAKER BELFAST  27/10/2005
Catholic workman Eamon Fox who was shot dead by the UVF in 1994 in Belfast.

PACEMAKER BELFAST 27/10/2005 Catholic workman Eamon Fox who was shot dead by the UVF in 1994 in Belfast.

A man has been charged with the murders of two Catholic men from Maghery in north Belfast almost 20 years ago.

Gary Convie and Eamon Fox were shot by the UVF while sitting in a car at a building site in North Queen Street on 17 May 1994. The gunman used a sub-machinegun.

The accused, who is 42, was detained in north Belfast on Monday morning.

He has also been charged with the attempted murder of a third man and being in possession of a firearm.

Mr Convie, 24, and Mr Fox, 44, were builders who were attacked while eating their lunch in a car parked close to their building site.

One man has already been convicted in connection with the murders.

 

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