Man arrested in connection with Kevin Kearney murder


first_imgDETECTIVES IN NORTHERN IRELAND investigating the murder of Kevin Kearney have arrested a man.Detectives from the Serious Crime Branch arrested a 44-year-old man in the west of the city a short time ago.ArrestThe man has been taken to the Serious Crime Suite at Antrim police station for questioning.This is the third arrest in connection with the investigation.The body Kevin Kearney, a 46-year-old father of four, was found in a lake in Alexandra Park last week, having been shot just after dropping his daughter off at school.AppealYesterday, one week on from the murder, the police returned to the scene of the crime with an actor resembling Kearney, in a hope to jog the memory of witnesses who use the park regularly.Mr Kearney’s brother, Martin appealed to the community to help catch his brother’s killers. He said that Kevin’s family were distraught and destroyed by his murder.“It has torn us apart. We are devastated,” he said.Martin Kearney, brother of Kevin Kearney speaks about his brothers murder, at a police station in Belfast. Paul Faith/PA ImagesRead: Police return to Kevin Kearney crime scene with actor resembling the victim>Read: 45-year-old man arrested in connection with Kevin Kearney murder>last_img

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