Odhran Kelly : “Police Rule Out Organised Crime Link in Murder of Nursing Assistant Odhran Kelly”

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : Police have declared that there is no connection to an organized crime group in the murder of Odhran Kelly, a 23-year-old nursing assistant. The investigation into the murder began on Sunday after a body was discovered in the Edward Street area.

Mr. Kelly’s body was found next to a burning car in Maple Court in the early hours of Sunday. His mother and brother, Paul, paid tribute to him at the scene, expressing their devastation at his untimely death. In a heartfelt message, his mother said, “My beautiful boy… my heart is broken in a million pieces. Love you always.”

Three individuals, captured on CCTV walking near the burning car, are being sought by the police for potential information that could assist in the investigation. Detective Chief Inspector Tony Kelly stated, “I believe they may have information that could assist our investigation and would ask them to get in touch as soon as possible.” He also urged anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the Edward Street or Francis Street areas of Lurgan between 2 am and 5 am on Sunday to contact the police.

Despite the ongoing investigation, the police have ruled out any links to organized crime in the murder. They have emphasized that their priority is supporting Mr. Kelly’s grieving family, who are trying to come to terms with the tragic loss. A vigil will be held in Edward Street to honor Mr. Kelly, where numerous floral tributes have been left.

Two women, aged 36 and 43, as well as a 31-year-old man, who were arrested on suspicion of murder, remain in police custody as the investigation progresses.

The post-mortem examination has been completed, and the deceased has been formally identified as Odhran Kelly. The police have called for anyone with information related to the case to contact them on 101. They are particularly interested in hearing from individuals who were in the vicinity of Edward Street or Francis Street in Lurgan during the early hours of Sunday and may have witnessed any suspicious activity.

The community is left shocked and saddened by the tragic loss of a young nursing assistant, and the police are determined to bring those responsible to justice.

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