Murder investigation launched after farmer shot dead in Co. Antrim home


The farmer was shot dead inside his home; his body was discovered yesterday afternoon.

Murder investigation launched after farmer shot dead in Co. Antrim home

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The farmer was shot dead inside his home; his body was discovered yesterday afternoon.

The PSNI has launched an investigation after a man was shot dead inside his home in Co. Antrim yesterday (February 19th).

Releasing a statement, a PSNI spokesperson said: “Detectives from the PSNI's Major Investigation Team have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of the body of a man at a house in the Church Road area of Glenwherry.”

The victim has been named as David Hugh Murphy – a livestock farmer from the outskirts of Ballymena.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding his death, the PSNI spokesperson concluded.

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