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Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell’s attempted murder investigation leads to fourth arrest

On Friday 24th February, detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Major Investigation Team made a fourth arrest in connection with the attempted murder of Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell. The investigation began after the incident occurred on Wednesday 22nd February in the Killyclogher Road area of Omagh.

The 22-year-old suspect was apprehended in the Coalisland area under the Terrorism Act and is currently being questioned by detectives at Musgrave Serious Crime Suite. This brings the total number of individuals arrested in connection with the attempted murder to four.

In addition to the latest arrest, three men aged 38, 45, and 47 remain in police custody. They were arrested earlier in connection with the same incident and are being questioned by investigators.

The investigation into the attempted murder of Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell continues, and police are appealing to anyone with information to come forward. The incident has raised concerns about the safety of law enforcement officials in Northern Ireland, and authorities are working diligently to ensure that those responsible are brought to justice.

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