£20,000 reward offered as PSNI confirm they believe missing Tyrone man was murdered

A £20,000 Crimestoppers reward is being offered in the investigation into the disappearance of a 47 year old man in Co Tyrone.

The man was reported missing in July, and the PSNI say following a series of inquiries, they’ve now launched a murder investigation.

47-year-old Damien Heagney from Cookstown was reported missing on July 19th, and a murder investigation has been launched.

He is described as 47 years of age, around 5′ 10″ tall, of stocky build, and with links to the Tyrone area.

Police say three residential properties in Tyrone have been searvched and a number of items have been taken away for further examination.

A 50-year-old man arrested last Saturday on of suspicion of murder was later released on bail pending further enquiries.

Searches have been taking place at a water reservoir in the Cappagh area, and the missing man’s grey BMW car has been recovered.

Police say Mr Heagney was last seen in the Dromore area, in the early hours of Friday 31st December.

They’re seeking information about the movements of his car, registration number FX6 6JXR, and another vehicle of interest, a white Citroen Berlingo van, registration number LM58 UVW.

They say Damien’s dog Tyson, a three-year old black coloured Rottweiler cross breed, which was wearing a red coloured collar, is also missing.



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