29/11/2019

Baby's Death Being Treated As Murder

The death of a baby boy in Keady, Co Armagh is being treated as murder.

The 11 month-old, named locally as Hunter McGleenon, died on Tuesday 26 November.

Results of a post mortem have prompted police to launch a murder investigation.

Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan said: "Sadly, following the results of the post mortem, I can confirm I am now treating this as a murder investigation.

"My thoughts remain with Hunter's family and loved ones who are coming to terms with their devastating loss.
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"This is something no parent should ever have to experience. His family should be looking forward to Hunter's second Christmas."

Detectives are interested in the movements of a White BMW 5 Series vehicle, registration 11D14035, around the Keady area in the early hours of Tuesday.

Anyone who saw the vehicle or has dash cam footage is urged to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference 587 of 26/11/19.

A 31 year-old man arrested in relation to the investigation remained in custody as of Friday afternoon, 29 November.



(JG/MH)

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