Fourth anniversary of the murder of Andrew Allen

The late Andrew Allen.
The late Andrew Allen.

Gardai in Inishowen have renewed their appeal for information on the fourth anniversary of the murder of Derry man Andrew Allen at a house at Lisfannon just outside Buncrana.

On February 9, 2012 the callous murder of Andrew Allen occurred at Links View Park. The killing was later claimed by dissident republican grouping the Real IRA.

Gardai officers pictured at the scene of the fatal shooting of Andrew Allen at Links View Park, Lisfannon. 1402JM06

Gardai officers pictured at the scene of the fatal shooting of Andrew Allen at Links View Park, Lisfannon. 1402JM06

A statement released today by police in Donegal said: “This year, 2016, marks the fourth anniversary of that heinous crime. The investigation into Andrew’s killing is ongoing with one significant arrest taking place in the last twelve months.

“While many witnesses have come forward and made statements there are still people in our community who have information which may assist the investigation. If you have some knowledge of this heartless murder and you have not come forwarded to date please don’t hesitate any further and come forward to assist now.

“Your delay in coming forward will not be an issue and your information will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence. If you have information, however insignificant it may seem to you it may be pivotal in linking into what is already known about this crime and assist in bringing Andrew’s killers to justice.”

You can call direct or use the confidential line anonymously-Contact incident room at 074 93 20540 of Garda Confidential line at 1800 666111