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Adams condemns brutal murder of Paul Quinn

22 October, 2007


Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams MP, MLA, Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness MP, MLA and Conor Murphy MP, MLA the Minister for Regional Development have condemned the "brutal and savage murder of Paul Quinn" and have called on "anyone with any information to make it immediately available to either the PSNI or An Garda".

Mr. Adams extended sympathy to the Quinn family and said: "Those responsible for this dreadful killing must be brought to justice."

Speaking at Stormont this morning Mr. Adams said:

"We are all deeply shocked at this appalling murder.

"Our sympathy is with the family of Paul Quinn.

"The criminals responsible for this dreadful killing must be brought to justice.

"I do not believe that there was any republican involvement in this murder.

"This murder is in our view linked to fuel smuggling involving criminals.

"But let me repeat anyone with information has a duty to bring that information forward to the An Garda or the PSNI." ENDS

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