Police continue to appeal for witnesses and information following the fatal road traffic collision in the Blaney Road area of Crossmaglen in the early hours of Sunday 23rd August 2020, which resulted in the untimely death of 40-year-old Michael Kirk. They are also asking anyone who found a mobile phone at the time to get in touch.

Police are keen to speak to anyone who may have been walking or driving in and around the Crossmaglen area or on the Blaney Road, especially between the hours of 3:30 and 4:30 am, to make contact. Please check your dashcam or any mobile phone recordings – do you have any footage for the area at this time?

Inspector Darren Hardy said: “We are keen for anyone with information, or who can recall seeing Michael to contact us so we can piece together his movements prior to the collision. His mobile phone was lost in the area at this time and we are keen to get this returned to his family. If you found a mobile phone in the Crossmaglen or you are a business owner to whom was handed in a lost phone at this time, please contact Police in Newry on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 515 of 23/08/20 at your earliest convenience.”

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