Hunt for Brian McIlhagga’s killers continues

PACEMAKER BELFAST   06/01/2015  FB'Brian McIlhagga from Ballymena who was shot in Ballymoney.'Police have opened a murder investigation after the man in his 40s was shot outside a property in the Riverview Park area at around 10.30pm on Monday.'A woman thought to be in her 30s was also assaulted in the attack.'She was taken to hospital for treatment to injuries described as not life threatening
PACEMAKER BELFAST 06/01/2015 FB'Brian McIlhagga from Ballymena who was shot in Ballymoney.'Police have opened a murder investigation after the man in his 40s was shot outside a property in the Riverview Park area at around 10.30pm on Monday.'A woman thought to be in her 30s was also assaulted in the attack.'She was taken to hospital for treatment to injuries described as not life threatening

Police probing the brutal murder of Ballymena man Brian McIlhagga have appealed for the continued support of the community as they continue to hunt for his kilers.

Mr. McIlhagga, 42, was killed by a masked gang at Riverview Park in Ballymoney just before 10.30pm on 5 January.

The father-of-five was dragged from the house, beaten and shot.

Police say anyone with information should get in contact.

A spokesperson said: “A team of detectives continue to actively investigate the brutal murder of Mr McIlhagga.

“So far we have made ten arrests and conducted a large number of searches. Charges in any criminal case can only be brought when firm evidence exists. We need the continued support of the local community as we gather evidence and work to bring people before the courts.

“If you have any information that may assist this murder investigation please contact detectives on the non-emergency number 101. Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and provide information in confidence.”