09/08/2019

Man Charged With 1994 Murder

A man has been charged with the murder of a postal worker in 1994.

The 60-year-old faces a series of charges relating to the death of Francis Damien Kerr, who was shot dead when masked raiders stormed the postal sorting office in Newry, County Down on 10 November 1994.

The Provisional IRA was blamed for the attack.

Detectives from the PSNI's Legacy Investigation Branch also charged the man with membership of a proscribed organisation, robbery and possession of a firearm and ammunition.
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He is due to appear at Newry Magistrates Court today, Friday 09 August.

All charges are to be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service, as is normal procedure.



(JG/CM)

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