14.5 C
London
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Man suspected of kidnapping Northern Ireland businessman Kevin Lunney dies during raid

Must Read

Circuit breaker lockdown announced for Wales from Friday

Wales has announced they will enter a fire break period to help prevent another national lockdown.

Greater Manchester MP Yasmin Qureshi admitted to hospital with Coronavirus

Greater Manchester MP Yasmin Qureshi has been admitted to hospital with coronavirus. She...

Peterlee police warn parents will be fined for allowing children to sleep over during covid local lockdown.

Peterlee Police have warned parents will be fined for allowing their children to sleep over at their...
Man suspected of kidnapping Northern Ireland businessman Kevin Lunney dies during raid 3
Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.

The main suspect relating to an investigation of the torture of the Northern Ireland businessman has died during a police raid.

Police have confirmed that the suspect took iill during the police raid.

Kidnapping investigation what we know so far?

Detectives from the PSNI’s Criminal Investigation Branch investigating the horrific abduction and attack on Mr Kevin Lunney in Fermanagh in September are this morning conducting a number of searches in the Derrylin area of Fermanagh. They are part of a coordinated search operation with our colleagues in An Garda Síochána and Derbyshire Constabulary.

Detective Chief Inspector Julie Mullan said: “The investigation is continuing at pace and today‘s significant operation involves searching four residential properties and one commercial premises in the Derrylin area.

“Our colleagues in Derbyshire Constabulary are searching one premises in their area and members of An Garda Síochána are searching five locations in County Cavan, three locations in County Longford and four locations in Dublin.  These premises are a mixture of domestic dwellings and commercial business premises.

Detective Chief Inspector Mullan continued; “This was a truly horrific crime and we continue to work closely with our colleagues in An Garda Síochána and now also Derbyshire Constabulary.to try and bring the perpetrators to justice.”

 

 

Enjoyed this article?

Then please consider following us on on Twitter or Instagram For the latest crime and policing news.

Coronavirus Information

There’s a lot of misinformation doing the rounds about #coronavirus, and it’s hard to know who to trust. Visit NHS Directly to find out what the symptoms are, how to prevent the spread, and who should stay at home..

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Latest News

- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This

Enjoyed this article?

Then please consider following us on on Twitter or Instagram For the latest crime and policing news.

Coronavirus Information

There’s a lot of misinformation doing the rounds about #coronavirus, and it’s hard to know who to trust. Visit NHS Directly to find out what the symptoms are, how to prevent the spread, and who should stay at home..