Aontú leader calls for report into death of Aidan McAnespie to be released

The Aontú leader has called for the report into the death of Aidan McAnespie to be released.

The 23 year old was shot dead as he crossed through a border checkpoint outside Aughnacloy in 1988.

Last Friday marked the 32nd anniversary of his death.

The Crowley Report into the circumstances of his death has never been released.

Aontú leader Peadar Tóibín has added his voice to the calls for the report’s publication, urging Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan “to recognise the unnecessary and cruel suffering caused to the McAnespie family”.

A former British soldier is before the courts in relation to Aidan McAnespie’s death.