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Brian Phelan murder: Car believed to be involved in killing recovered

Police have recovered a car believed to have been involved in the murder of Brian Phelan.

The 33-year-old father-of-two died following an incident at Carrivekeeney Road between Newry and Camlough on Thursday afternoon. Police are questioning a suspect.

A 27-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the incident and remains in custody.

A blue-coloured Peugeot 206 has been recovered by police.

Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan said: "We thank the public for their assistance with this matter and continue to appeal that anyone who was in the area of Carrivekeeney Road or the general Newry area or who has any dash-cam or mobile phone footage of the Peugeot car to get in touch with us."

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives in Newry on 101 quoting the reference number 845 with the date 26/07/2018, or alternatively to contact independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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