Man in court charged with attempted murder of PSNI officer near Castlederg

first_img Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder WhatsApp Gardai investigate deaths of two horses on the N56 Pinterest Previous articlePsychiatric supports for older people in Dungloe suspendedNext articleCivic Reception for successful St Eunan’s U-14 Squad News Highland Twitter Google+ Facebook Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life Facebook Twitter By News Highland – December 3, 2015 center_img Man in court charged with attempted murder of PSNI officer near Castlederg Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary Pinterest Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR A 38-year-old man has appeared in court in Strabane charged with the attempted murder of a Catholic police officer in 2008.Gavin Coyle,from Culmore Park in Omagh, is a serving prisoner in Maghaberry Prison.Colye is accused of attempting to murder the off-duty PSNI officer and causing an explosion likely to endanger life.He is also charged with membership of the IRA.The charges relate to an attack on a police officer in Castlederg on the 12th of May 2008.He was on his way to work in Fermanagh when a bomb exploded under his car at Spamount.He suffered serious leg injuries and was rescued by a member of the public who dragged him from the wreckage shortly before it burst into flames.A detective confirmed for a defence solicitor at Strabane Magistrates Court that there was no fingerprint, DNA or fibre evidence against Mr Coyle.Police are instead relying on covert intelligence, CCTV evidence, number plate recognition, contact with other suspects in the case and traces of explosives found in Mr Coyle’s car.Coyle was remanded into custody to appear by video-link at Strabane Court on December 31st. Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologistlast_img read more