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Reaction to murder in Tempo

20 July, 2010

Reacting to the news that a man was stabbed to death in Tempo and a woman was seriously injured, Sinn Féin councillor for the area Pat Cox said:

"There is a deep sense of shock in the area. Nobody expects a thing like this to happen in a small, quiet village like Tempo. At the minute, people are trying to come to terms with the shocking news that someone was killed here."

Sinn Féin MP for Fermanagh South Tyrone, Michelle Gildernew said:

"I am deeply saddened to learn of this brutal murder. The news comes as a great shock to all of us and my thoughts at this time are with the injured woman who remains in hospital and the family of the deceased man. Never, in all my years as an elected representative, did I ever expect something like this to happen in Tempo and I know that the community as a whole are shocked by this incident."

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