17/11/2020

Fresh Appeal For Information On Murder Of Mike Kerr

Police have issued a fresh appeal for information on the murder of Mike Kerr ahead of the first anniversary of his death.

Mr Kerr (68) was the victim of a "vicious and cruel attack" at his home in Birch Drive, Bangor sometime between the 17th and 18th November, 2019.

Following an offer by Crimestoppers of a reward of up to £10,000 for information which leads to the arrest and conviction of any person or persons linked to the murder of 68 year old Michael Kerr, Detective Chief Inspector Michelle Shaw said: "Michael, who was known as Mike, was a defenceless older man and he was subjected to a vicious and cruel attack receiving multiple injuries to his head and body.

"I believe that Mike was murdered sometime between 2pm on Sunday 17th November 2019 when he was last seen, and the morning of Monday, 18th November when he failed to leave the house according to his normal routine.
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"I still believe that answers to Mike's murder lie within the community and I am appealing for the public's help. Mike's killers would have had bloodstained clothes and you may have noticed someone you know acting strangely. I am appealing to the public to help us remove whoever murdered Mike from their community by bringing any information they have to either the police or to Crimestoppers. If anyone has any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, detectives can be contacted at the Major Investigation team.

"You can contact police by calling 101 or you can do this online using our non-emergency reporting form here.

"To stay anonymous or to be eligible for the reward, you must pass on information directly to the independent charity Crimestoppers on freephone 0800 555 111 or by using their simple and secure online at crimestoppers-uk.org. There is no caller line display, no 1471 facility and computer IP addresses are never traced. Crimestoppers guarantees 100% anonymity to everyone who contacts them."


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