Doherty inquest: Hearing in Belfast

Sean Paul Race appeared at Belfast Magistrates Court
Sean Paul Race appeared at Belfast Magistrates Court

A preliminary hearing in the inquest of Kieran Doherty, murdered by the Real IRA in Londonderry in February 2010, will take place in Belfast tomorrow, Thursday.

The body of the former Republican prisoner was found at Braehead Road on the outskirts of the city. He had been stripped and bound and there were two bullet wounds to his head.

Kieran Doherty who was murdered by the Real IRA, an organisation he was a member of.

Kieran Doherty who was murdered by the Real IRA, an organisation he was a member of.

Mr Doherty had claimed MI5 had tried to recruit him and, a few days after his murder the Real IRA said he was a member and claimed responsibility for the murder.