Appeal renewed over Mayo murder

Monday 30 December 2013 21.13
Owen Maughan died from gunshot wounds he sustained in an attack on 18 December
Owen Maughan died from gunshot wounds he sustained in an attack on 18 December

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for witnesses to the murder of a 29-year-old man in Castlebar, Co Mayo.

Owen Maughan died from gunshot wounds he sustained in an attack on 18 December.

Mr Maughan was getting diesel at a filling station when he was approached by a gunman and shot three times at point-blank range.

He was taken to Mayo General Hospital but died his injuries.

Gardaí are looking for information about a car described as a BMW 330 touring car.  

It has a 3.3 litre diesel engine and it is a graphite grey in colour.  

Anyone who can assist gardaí or who may have any sightings of the car are asked to contact Castlebar Garda Station on 094-9038200, the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.