28/11/2019

Man Arrested Over Eugene Carr's Murder

Detectives investigating the murder of 73 year-old Eugene Carr in 2015 have made an arrest.

The 35 year-old was detained in the Coleraine area on suspicion of murder.

He remains in custody at Coleraine Police Station where he is being questioned by detectives.

Mr Carr, a father and grandfather, was attacked while in bed in his Co Armagh home. He died some eleven weeks later at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast.

Police now believe that three individuals carried out the attack.
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The disabled man's daughters have joined with Crimestoppers to offer a £20,000 reward for information leading to a successful prosecution.

Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan said: "I sincerely hope this substantial reward provides an incentive for those who know anything to come forward and tell police.

"The number to call is 101 or if you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent Crimestoppes charity anonymously on 0800 555 111."



(JG/MH)

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