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Draft List of Deaths Related to the Conflict in 2004

The following page has been compiled by Martin Melaugh to complement the Index of Deaths (1969-2001) by Malcolm Sutton. The information below is in draft form and should be treated with some caution. Some of the deaths listed below may be shown later to be unrelated to the conflict.


24 March 2004
Andrew Cully (47) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot dead at Beaufort Walk in the West Winds estate, Newtownards, County Down. [Motive for the killing was not clear at the time. Killing was attributed to the UVF in the First Report of the IMC.]
18 May 2004
Brian Stewart (34) Protestant
Status: Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot dead at Alanbrooke Road, off Montgomery Road, in the Castlereagh area of Belfast. [Killing may have been part of a feud between the LVF and the UVF. Killing was attributed to the UVF in the Sixth Report of the IMC.]
3 June 2004
Kevin McAlorum (31) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: unknown
Shot dead outside Oakwood Integrated Primary School in Derriaghy, near Belfast.  [Kevin McAlorum was also known as Kevin McGuinness. There was speculation that the Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) may have been involved in the killing.]
1 October 2004
Darren Thompson (22) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ) ?, Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY) ?
Shot, and mortally wounded, as he walked to work along Woodburn Park, in the Waterside area of Derry.  Thompson was shot on 29 September 2004 and died on 1 October 2004. [There was speculation that the shooting may have been part of an on-going feud between Loyalist paramilitaries in the Waterside area.]
Uncertain if conflict-related
17 August 2004
Dominic Marron (38?) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by:
Died of a heart attack on 17 August 2004. [His family believed that his death was related to injuries received when he was shot in the head with a batton round (plastic bullet) by an Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) officer on 9 May 1981. Marron suffered brain damage and spent time in intensive care.]



For deaths between 1969 and 2001 see:
Malcolm Sutton's on-line database of deaths 1969-2001
based on a revised and updated version of Malcolm Sutton's book.

See also:
Draft lists of (yearly) deaths related to the conflict (in separate Web pages):
2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014   2015   2016   2017   2018   2019   2020   2021   2022  
Draft list of deaths related to the conflict from 2002 to the present (in a single Web page).


Note on the photographs:
Most of the photographs in this section were provided by family members, relatives or friends of the person killed, to the local media at the time of death. In most cases the photographs were taken by a member of the family, a relative or a friend. At the time the photographs were provided to the local media, the name of the photographer was not recorded. No payment was made for the photograph. In some cases the original image was never returned.
Copyright of the photographs
Copyright © of the photographs remains with the (unknown) original photographer. If anyone believes they own the copyright of any of the photographs in this section, and objects to its reproduction on this Web site, they should contact the CAIN Director.
The photographs were obtained from various sources including: newspapers, magazines, books, other publications, video, memorials, Web sites, etc.
Removal of photographs:
If the nearest relative of any of those killed, objects to the use of a particular photograph then the image will be removed from this site. If the nearest relative would prefer a different photograph to be used this can be arranged.
Appeal for additional photographs:
If anyone has a photograph, or a series of photographs, of any of those killed during the conflict and would be willing to donate a (digital) copy to the Archive, please contact the CAIN Director. Please do not sent original photographs by post.




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