Body to be exhumed as secret Army unit investigated
The body of man of a man shot dead by the Army in 1972 is to be exhumed later as part of an investigation into the Military Reaction Force (MRF).
Daniel Rooney, 18, was shot in the St James Crescent area of west Belfast. He died shortly afterwards in hospital.
There was a chance a bullet would be found in the coffin, said a solicitor representing Mr Rooney's family.
Detectives from the Legacy Investigation Branch will exhume the body at Milltown cemetery later.
Two days have been set aside for the exhumation.
'They'd be shot' The MRF was an army unit operating in Belfast in the early... read more
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