Man due in Derry court on murder charges

A 46-year-old man will appear in court this morning charged with murder and attempted murder following an incident at a house at Derry.

The man will appear at Derry Magistrates Court charged with the murder of 49 year-old Paddy Harkin and the attempted murder of a Paul Mythen.

39 year-old Mr Mythen who has an address at Leck Cottages in Letterkenny,  remains in a critical condition in hospital.

Mr Harkin, who was originally from Creggan, was found dead at his flat on Bayview Terrace on Sunday.