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Murder of John Kerins on the 9/11/12

John Kerins Murder

Gardaí in Bailieboro Garda Station are currently investigating the murder of forty eight year old John Kerins (DOB 22/2/1964) that was living alone at his home at Cornaveagh, Bailieboro, Co Cavan.

At 11am on 9th November 2012 a neighbour of John Kerins, called to his house as John had failed to turn up for an appointment that morning.  He entered the house through the front door and found John Kerins deceased in the front sitting room, he had been fatally shot.  He immediately made contact with Gardaí.
John was last seen alive at approximately 6pm on 8th November and later spoke to a friend on the telephone at 8.40pm where John indicated to him that he was staying in for the evening.

John’s wife Shirley makes an appeal for information and answers for her and their three children.

There is a Crimestoppers appeal for information and a reward offered for information which significantly assists the investigation.

• John was last seen alive in the evening of the 8th November 2012, Gardaí are appealing to anyone in the Cornaveagh area that night that may have information to come forward.
• Gardaí believe that John may have been expecting a visitor that evening but it is unconfirmed if this visitor arrived.

Bailieboro Garda Station              Telephone number: 042-9694570