Gerald Corrigan murder: fresh appeal for witnesses

Family photo: North Wales Police

Detectives investigating the Gerald Corrigan murder have made a fresh appeal for witnesses to come forward.

Police want to speak to anyone who was on Porthdafarch beach – near the retired lecturer’s home in Holyhead – around the time he was shot with a crossbow while fixing a TV satellite dish in the early hours of Good Friday

Mr Corrigan (74) died from his injuries in hospital just over three weeks later.

Terence Whall (38) from Bryngwran was charged with Mr Corrigan’s murder last month – he has been remanded in custody until September.

But police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting. ore than 40 officers are working on the inquiry from a major incident room at Llangefni police station, alongside a team of national crime experts.

DCI Brian Kearney, the senior investigating officer for what’s been dubbed as Operation Blue Fulgent, said: ”I am appealing to anyone who was in the Porthdafarch Beach area, which is a short distance from his address in Holyhead, between 11pm on Thursday 18thApril and 1am on Friday 19th April, to come forward.’

”Any information you have, no matter how insignificant you think it could be, could greatly assist the investigation.”

Anyone with information should contact Llangefni CID on 101, quoting Operation Blue Fulgent, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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