National: Man appears in court charged with murder of pregnant woman

February 2, 2023

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering Natalie McNally in Lurgan.

Ms McNally (32) was 15 weeks pregnant when she was stabbed on 18 December at her home in Silverwood Green in the County Armagh town.

Stephen McCullagh, of Woodland Gardens in Lisburn, was arrested on Tuesday and charged this morning.

He did not speak during the appearance at Lisburn Magistrates’ Court, at which he appeared by videolink.

The court denied an application for bail and McCullagh was remanded into custody.

He is due to appear in court again on 24 February.