Man charged with murder of 28 year-old who has family connections in Coalisland

James McDonagh, 28, died after he was assaulted outside a bar and nightclub complex on the Hillhead Road on Sunday morning.
James McDonagh, 28, died after he was assaulted outside a bar and nightclub complex on the Hillhead Road on Sunday morning.

A 24 year-old man has been charged with the murder of James McDonagh, who has family connections in Coalisland.

Mr McDonagh, who was 28, died in hospital following an incident outside licensed premises in Toomebridge at the weekend.

Police have charged the 24 year-old man to appear before Magistrates in Derry.

Three other men, who were also being questioned in connection with Mr McDonagh’s death, have been released on bail.

It is understood the victim had been living in Castledawson but has family members from the Coalisland area.