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Draft List of Deaths Related to the Conflict in 2013

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.


30 March 2013
Kieran McManus (26) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Continuity IRA
Shot dead outside a Domino's Pizza shop where he worked, Kennedy Way, West Belfast. [On 6 April 2013 the Continuity IRA (CIRA) claimed responsibility for the killing.]
9 October 2013
Kevin Kearney (46) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: [new] IRA
Found shot dead in lake in Alexandra Park, off the Antrim Road, North Belfast. [It was reported in the media that Kearney was known to police and it was alleged he had dealt in drugs. (See: BBC.) On 10 October 2013, The Irish News reported that it had received a statement from 'the IRA' claiming responsibility for the killing. (The Irish News, 10 October 2013; p.1) This new IRA dissident group had formed on 26 July 2012.]
Uncertain if conflict-related
5 March 2013
Peter Butterly (35) nfNIRI
Status: Civilian (Civ)?, Killed by: Unknown
Shot dead in the car park of the Huntsman Inn, near Gormanston, County Meath, Republic of Ireland. [The media reported that Butterly was known to Irish police because of his alleged involvement in Dissident Republican activities. (See: BBC.) It was also reported that Butterly had been the subject of an internal Real IRA investigation in 2012 (The Irish News, 8 March 2013; p.10).]
10 October 2013
Barry McCrory (35) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Unknown
Shot dead in a flat on Shipquay Street, Derry. [Police initially said they were keeping an open mind on the motive for the killing. It was reported that dissident Republicans may have been responsible for the killing. (See: BBC.)]



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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