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Police revisit scene of Jordan McConomy assault in bid to jog Derry revellers' memories

Police have revisited the scene of Jordan McConomy's death in a bid to job memories of those that may have witnessed the assault.

The 19-year-old from the Rossnagalliagh area of Derry, died following an altercation with another male in the William Street area in the early hours of Sunday, September 24.

An 18-year-old has been questioned over the attack with police preparing a report for the Public Prosecution Service to consider.

Returning to the scene police said a large number of people would have been out in the area and they hoped that a week on the "clouded effects of alcohol" may have lifted for some and urged them to contact police.

Detective Inspector Clara Heaton said: “Detectives and local officers were out in William Street in the early hours of this morning speaking to people who were socialising in the area in an attempt to jog people’s memories.

“CCTV shows that a large number of revellers were in William Street last week so we thought it was important to try and speak to those who may not have talked to police at the time or indeed in recent days.

"We appreciate some people may have been in shock last week and also that recollections can be clouded by the effects of alcohol at the end of a night out. We also displayed posters of Jordan last night in an effort to further jog people’s memories."

The officer added: "I would like to continue to appeal to anyone who has any information, no matter how small, to get in touch as well as any members of the public who witnessed an altercation in William Street between approximately 1:45am and a 2:15am last Sunday.

“We would particularly like to hear from motorists who were either parked on or travelling along William Street during these times and who had a dash cam fitted to their vehicle. Please contact detectives at Strand Road on telephone number 101, quoting reference number 228 of 24/9/17. Alternatively, information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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