Plastic bullet victim’s family in witness appeal

The family of Derry teenager, Paul Whitters (15), killed by a plastic bullet fired by the RUC more than 35 years ago have issued a new appeal for witnesses.

Paul Whitters (15), from Belview Avenue in the city, was struck on the head by a plastic baton fired by an RUC officer during disturbances at Great James Street on April 15, 1981, at the height of the Long Kesh hunger strikes.