Police renew appeal four years on from Kieran Doherty’s murder

Detectives investigating the murder of 31-year-old Kieran Doherty in Derry have issued a renewed appeal for information on the fourth anniversary of his death.
Kieran was found dead on the Braehead Road on the evening of 24 February 2010. He had been shot in an attack which has been claimed by the Real IRA.
Detectives say they still need assistance and information from the community to make progress in their investigation.
Police have carried out a number of searches and made three arrests but so far no one has been charged with Kieran’s murder.
A spokesman for Serious Crime Branch the investigation remains open four years after the horrific murder and that the investigation would make more progress if people who know what happened to Kieran, and who killed him, would talk to us.”
Kieran had been in the family home at Coshowen until about 8pm on the Wednesday evening of 24 February when he went out. The next sighting of Kieran was when a passer-by found his body on the Braehead Road around 10.40 pm.
Police want to speak to anyone who was on that road anytime from 8pm that evening and saw anything suspicious or who knows of Kieran’s movements after he left his home.
Anyone with information on what happened to Kieran Doherty is asked to contact detectives at Maydown or call Crimestoppers.