Gardaí appeal for information on 2008 murder of Andrew Burns

Gardaí appeal for information on 2008 murder of Andrew Burns
Andrew Burns

Gardaí are renewing an appeal for information on the murder of a man in Co Donegal 11 years after his death.

Andrew Burns, who was 27, was killed at Donnyloop, Castlefin, Co. Donegal by persons linked to violent Dissident Republican activity in February 12, 2008.

Andrew was shot between 7.05pm and 7.15pm and he was found on a roadway close to Donnyloop Church.

He was pronounced dead at 7.58pm.

One person has been convicted of this murder and a number of persons have been arrested in connection with the investigation.

Gardaí believe that a number of people were involved in the murder.

Gardaí urge anyone with any information to come forward as the investigation is still open. They added:

It is never too late to come forward.

Any information received by An Garda Síochána will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Please contact the Incident Room at Letterkenny Garda Station on 0035374 91 67100/0035374 91 67170, any Garda Station or use the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111.

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