David Holden to be charged with manslaughter over 1988 killing of Aidan McAnespie

A former soldier who shot dead a 23-year-old man as he walked through a British army checkpoint in Northern Ireland 30 years ago is to be prosecuted for gross negligence manslaughter.

Aidan McAnespie was killed in Aughnacloy, Co Tyrone, on 21 February 1988 while on his way to play football at a local Gaelic Athletic Association club.

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