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Son of Johnny 'Mad Dog' Adair found dead in Scotland

Johnathan Adair Junior's death is being treated as 'unexplained'

Published 11/09/2016

Johnny Adair at his home in Troon
Johnny Adair at his home in Troon
Collect picture of Johnathon Adair aged 19 son of loyalist leader Johnny Adair.17 DECEMBER 2003.

The son of former loyalist terror boss Johnny 'Mad Dog' Adair has been found dead in Scotland.

Johnathan Adair Junior known as "Mad Pup" was found at a property in Troon.

Police were called to the scene at 5.15pm on Saturday September 10.

The death of the 32-year-old, who had recently been released from prison, is being treated as unexplained.

Johnathan's father, Johnny "Mad Dog" Adair, was one of the notorious paramilitaries of the Troubles

The exiled loyalist, who now lives in Scotland, was once the ruthless leader of the Lower Shankill 2nd Battalion, C Company which killed Catholic civilians in the early 1990s.

He was jailed for directing terrorism.

In 2002 Johnathan "Mad Pup" Adair was shot in both legs just before his 18th birthday.

Jonathan Adair
Jonathan Adair
Johnny "Mad Dog" Adair was a senior leader of the UDA during the Troubles
Johnny Adair
Jonathan Adair being arrested after a raid by police on his home in Bolton in 2003
Jonathan Adair being arrested after a raid by police on his home in Bolton in 2003
Jonathan Adair being arrested after a raid by police on his home in Bolton in 2003

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