Two men have been jailed for life for the murder of Constable Stephen Carroll three years ago.

John Paul Wootton, 21, who was 17 at the time of the murder, will serve a minimum term of 14 years.

Former Sinn Fein councillor Brendan McConville, 40, will serve a minimum of 25 years.

Constable Stephen Carroll, 48, was shot dead in Craigavon in March 2009 after being lured to a call-out.

Brendan McConville, of Glenholme Avenue, Craigavon, and John Paul Wootton, of Collindale, Lurgan, were found guilty his murder in March.

He was the first member of the Police Service of Northern Ireland to be murdered.


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