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Gay journalist Lyra McKee shot dead in Northern Ireland riots

Gay journalist and author Lyra McKee was shot dead last night (April 18) while reporting at the scene of riots that broke out in Derry, Northern Ireland. The acclaimed journalist from Belfast was just 29-years-old and had recently signed a two-book deal with publisher Faber & Faber. They are set to publish her book The Lost Boys next year. The Police Service of Northern Ireland has launched a murder investigation and labelled her death a terrorist incident after McKee was killed in the Fanad Drive area of Creggan in Derry last...
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