Two quizzed over Derry police death

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TWO men are being questioned in connection with a car crash, that killed a “bubbly, beautiful” policewoman in her patrol car.

Pc Philippa Reynolds, 27, from the Greater Belfast area, died when the unmarked car she was travelling in turned into the path of a stolen speeding jeep, which had just run a red light, in Londonderry.

Her commander said he and fellow officers were devastated at the loss of a colleague they all loved.

Two men, aged 23 and 25, were arrested following the incident on the Limavady Road at around 3:40am on Saturday.

Ms Reynolds, a former teacher, had been in the police for two years. Her commander in Derry, Chief Superintendent Stephen Cargin, paid tribute to her.

“She was enthusiastic, bubbly and had a beautiful personality,” he said.

“She was just loved by her colleagues and she turned that love to the community she served.”