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Man (37) arrested in connection with murder of Lurgan man Kevin Conway

Kevin Conway

A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of Kevin Conway earlier this month.

Kevin Conway, who was from Lurgan, was gunned down at his bail address in the Greenan area of west Belfast on January 9.

The 26-year-old died instantly.

Detectives investigating his murder arrested a 37-year-old man on Wednesday night.

He was taken to Musgrave Serious Crime suite, where he remains in custody for further questioning.

Mr Conway – a father-of-two – had been facing charged in relation to the murder of Shane Whitla in Lurgan last January. He had been on bail in Belfast, having been barred from entering Lurgan.

A reward of up to £20,000 has also been offered for information by the charity Crimestoppers.

A spokesperson for the charity Crimestoppers explained: “Our charity, which is independent of the police, is here for you 24/7 to pass on what you know whilst staying completely anonymous. With Crimestoppers, computer IP addresses are never traced. Telephone calls are never recorded, there is no caller line display and no 1471 facility.

“The reward is only payable for information passed directly to Crimestoppers and not to the police. Please ask for a reward code when speaking to our Contact Centre or when completing an anonymous online form via our website. Thank you for your support.”

Contact Crimestoppers online at or call the charity’s 24/7 Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.

Alternatively, detectives can be contacted on 101; while information, including photos, CCTV and dash cam footage, can be provided to police through the Major Incident Public Portal at

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