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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Elderly man who died after going missing named locally.

The elderly man found dead after a search on Tuesday evening, has been named locally.

Joe McKane, aged in his 80’s, body was found in the early hours of Wednesday close to his home.

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Mr McKane was last seen in the Garryduff Road area of the town.

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Unfortunately all the efforts by PSNI air support, search dogs and community search teams were unsuccessful in finding the pensioner alive.

Ballymoney Cycling club extended their sympathies to Joe who was a founding member of the club:

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“We would like to extend our sympathy and our condolences to the McKane family on the passing of their father and husband Joe.

“A founding member of the cycling club and to all of us who knew him he was one of life’s gentleman treasures and will be sadly missed.”

📸Ballymoney Cycling Club

Thoughts with MrMcKanes family at this sad time.

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