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29th Jun, 2022

Police investigating the murder of Ian Kirwan outside Asda in Redditch trying to track down 'key witness'

Redditch Editorial 22nd Jun, 2022 Updated: 22nd Jun, 2022

POLICE investigating the death of Ian Kirwan outside Asda in Redditch back in March are trying to track down a woman who they feel could be a key witness in the case.

The woman – identified from CCTV footage – is not believed to have been involved in the incident itself.

She travelled by train from Selly Oak to Redditch around 6.30pm on March 8.

She was white with long blonde or brown hair and was wearing a cream or stone coloured coat and black trousers. She was carrying a cream fabric shopping bag.

Officers have a CCTV image of the woman that may be released if she cannot be initially identified.

Mr Kirwan, 53, died after the attack outside Asda on Jinnah Road around 8pm on March 8.

Five youths have now been charged with Ian’s murder.

Anyone with information which could help identify this woman should visit quoting ‘Operation Eider’, call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111,


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