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Former Soldier Found Guilty Over 1988 Troubles Killing at Army Checkpoint

Veterans and Supporters United put up a banner outside Laganside Courts in Belfast, 25. 

Veterans and Supporters United put up a banner outside Laganside Courts in Belfast, 25. 

Photographer: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

A former soldier has been found guilty of killing a man at an army checkpoint in Northern Ireland more than 30 years ago.

David Jonathan Holden, 53, had been trial at Belfast Crown Court accused of the manslaughter of Aidan McAnespie in February 1988.