Searches in prison officer murder probe

David Black
David Black

PSNI Serious Crime Detectives investigating the murder of prison officer David Black last year are conducting a search near Lurgan.

The search is being carried out in the Cranagh Bridge area of Aghagallon.

Mr Black, a 52-year-old father of two, was shot by gunmen on the M1 near Lurgan, Co Armagh on Thursday 1 November as he drove to work.

A republican paramilitary group calling itself the IRA claimed responsibility for his murder.