A MAN has been remanded in custody charged with the brutal stab murder of 21-year-old Niall Magee.
Michael McManus of Cairn Walk in Crumlin is accused of the murder of Mr Magee on Saturday April 27.
The 25-year-old appeared at Limavady Magistrates’ Court for a first remand hearing.
A detective objected to bail on the grounds of the risk of flight by McManus if he was freed and interfere with a vulnerable female witness.
District Judge Peter King refused to grant bail to McManus.
He was remanded into custody to Maghaberry prison until Tuesday, May 28 to appear via videolink at Antrim Magistrates’ Court.