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Dominic Murray (67) named as Belfast man killed as he repaired car

By Staff Reporter

The funeral of a man killed after a car collapsed on him in south Belfast will take place on Friday.

Dominic (Don) Murray, who was 67, died in the accident on Monday afternoon.

The tragedy took place at Cadogan Park, a quiet residential area between the Malone Road and the Lisburn Road.

Mr Murray was originally from west Belfast and had lived in England. His funeral will take place at St Agnes's Church in Belfast on Friday.

A family friend said they were shocked by the tragedy, adding that Mr Murray was very popular.

A PSNI spokesperson had said the sudden death is "not being treated as suspicious".

The Ambulance Service also attended the scene but were unable to save Mr Murray.

Speaking on Monday, South Belfast SDLP MLA Claire Hanna shared her condolences with his family.

"This sounds like an utterly tragic accident," she said.

"The family are dealing with the shock of such a disturbing incident. My thoughts are with them."

SDLP councillor for the area Donal Lyons said it was an "awful tragedy".

And the Alliance councillor Kate Nicholl added: "It's horrific. All our thoughts are with the family."

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