Funeral of murdered Short Strand man Kevin McGuigan to take place

Kevin McGuigan
Kevin McGuigan

The funeral of murdered former Provisional IRA man is to take place today in Belfast.

Mr McGuigan, 53, was shot dead at his home in the Short Strand area of east Belfast last Wednesday.

The father of nine was killed on Comber Court in the nationalist estate.

This morning, three men aged 53, 44 and 41 were arrested in connection with the murder.

This week the Sunday World ran an exclusive photo showing the killer fleeing from the scene.

More to follow...