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Mother and brother of murder victim Glenn Quinn told to leave their home

Glenn Quinn was killed at his home in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, in January
John Monaghan

THE mother and brother of a man murdered almost a year ago have been told to leave their home by loyalists.

Glenn Quinn (47) was killed at his home in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, in January in a brutal attack believed to have been carried out by people with links to the South East Antrim UDA.

Mr Quinn, who had a terminal blood disorder, suffered around 50 fractures to both sides of his ribs during the fatal beating.

Glenn's 76-year-old mother Ellen and brother Martin have now been ordered to leave their home by UDA elements for speaking out about the murder, according to the Sunday Life.

In September, the pair appeared in a BBC Crimewatch appeal about the killing.

Mrs Quinn said her son's death is "hard to live with, especially when they (those responsible) are walking the streets".

She told the programme: "I just want justice for an innocent man who was terminally ill and was beaten beyond recognition. I don't want it to happen to anybody else."

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