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Gardai renew appeal in Buncrana murder 09.02.18

GARDAI in Buncrana have renewed their appeal for information five years after the murder of a Derryman in the town.
Investigators believe those involved in killing Andrew Allen (24) on February 9, 2012 are still being sheltered by others and may also have received help in planning the murder and destroying evidence.
Mr Allen was murdered in his home at Links View Park, Lisfannon, in front of his partner at approximately 9.20pm. He received a number of gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene. A silver Vauxhall Cavalier car, believed to be involved in the crime, was located on fire three miles away at Churchbrea, Fahan, after the shooting.
The scene at Links View Park, Lisfannon, Buncrana, where Andrew Allen was murdered on February 9, 2012.
To date a number of people have been arrested and questioned in connection with the investigation including one during April 2017, gardai said in a statement.
"An Garda Siochana are grateful for all the witnesses that have come forward and made statements but gardai believe that there are still people in both Buncrana and Derry city who have information that may assist with the investigation."
The getaway car used in the murder of Andrew Allen on February 9, 2012.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room at Buncrana Garda Station on 074 93 20540, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any garda station.
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