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Lyra McKee: Murdered journalist's 'dreams snuffed out'

A journalist who was shot dead during rioting in Northern Ireland had her dreams "snuffed out by a single barbaric act", her partner has said.Lyra McKee, 29, was struck by a bullet as she was observing the violence in Londonderry on Thursday night.Police have started a murder inquiry and are blaming dissident republicans for the killing.At a vigil in Derry, Sara Canning said she had been left without "the woman I was planning to grow old with".Journalist shot dead during Derry rioting Profile: Lyra McKee - 'Her commitment to truth was absolute' Gunman who shot journalist should see heartbreak, says priest She described her partner as a "tireless advocate and activist" for the LGBT community."The senseless murder of Lyra McKee has l ...