Odhran Kelly : “Man identified as nursing assistant Odhran Kelly in Lurgan murder investigation”

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : New Details Emerge in Lurgan Murder Investigation

Authorities have released new details regarding the ongoing investigation into the murder of Odhran Kelly, a 23-year-old nursing assistant from Lurgan, Co Armagh. The victim’s body was discovered in the early hours of Sunday in the Edward Street area of the town, next to a burning car at Maple Court.

Following a postmortem examination, the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) confirmed the identity of the deceased as Odhran Kelly. The local community has been left shocked and devastated by this tragic incident.

The PSNI has launched a murder investigation and three individuals, two women aged 36 and 43, and a 31-year-old man, have been arrested on suspicion of murder. As of Wednesday afternoon, they remain in custody for further questioning. Authorities have stated that they do not believe there is any connection to organized crime in relation to the killing.

In a show of support and solidarity, members of the community are organizing a vigil for Mr. Kelly in Edward Street. Floral tributes have already been left at the scene in recent days, serving as a poignant reminder of the devastating loss suffered by the victim’s family.

Detective Chief Inspector Tony Kelly, leading the investigation, expressed his condolences to the grieving family. He urged three individuals who were captured on CCTV footage walking near the burning car on Edward Street early Sunday morning to come forward with any information that may assist the investigation.

“I believe they may have information that could significantly aid our investigation, and I urge them to get in touch as soon as possible,” said Det Chief Insp Tony Kelly. He further appealed to anyone who was in the Edward Street or Francis Street areas of Lurgan between 2 am and 5 am on Sunday and noticed any suspicious activity to contact the police on 101.

As the investigation unfolds, authorities are working diligently to bring justice to Odhran Kelly and his grieving family. The community continues to rally together, offering support and cooperation to the police in their pursuit of the truth.

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