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PSNI may seek to extradite man arrested in Donegal over Jennifer Dornan murder

The 30-year-old was found dead at her home last Sunday.

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Updated: 12.32pm, 9 August

POLICE IN NORTHERN Ireland have said they may seek to extradite a man arrested in Donegal in relation to the murder of Jennifer Dornan.

A PSNI spokesperson told TheJournal.ie: “There are a number of options we will now be considering to progress this investigation and seeking an extradition order is one of these options.”

Last night police issued a statement saying they are no longer looking for anyone in relation to the murder of Jennifer Dornan.

PSNI Detective Chief Inspector Alan Dickson said:

“As a result of close liaison between detectives investigating the murder of Jennifer Dornan and our colleagues in An Garda Siochána, a 37-year-old man has been arrested in Co Donegal yesterday evening Friday 7 August on an unrelated matter.”

He added that the PSNI is “no longer seeking anyone in Northern Ireland in relation to the murder of Jennifer Dornan”.

Dornan, a mother of three, was found dead at her home in Belfast last Sunday following a house fire.

It later emerged the 30-year-old had been stabbed to death and her house was set on fire in an attempt to destroy evidence.

Dornan was buried on Friday.

A 39-year-old man was arrested in Belfast on Wednesday on suspicion of withholding information, but was later released.

Read: Murdered mum-of-three found in house fire was stabbed before the blaze

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