Man charged in N. Ireland police murder probe

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Police investigating the murder of a Catholic police officer in Northern Ireland on Thursday charged a 33-year-old man with terrorism-related offenses.

The suspect will face charges of possession of firearms and explosives with the intent to endanger life and possession of articles likely to be of use in terrorism.

Police confirmed the suspect would appear at a magistrates' court in the town of Dungannon, County Tyrone, on Saturday.

Constable Ronan Kerr, 25, was killed by a car bomb in County Omagh on April 2.

Two other men arrested in connection with the murder were released "unconditionally" on Tuesday.

© 2011 AFP

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