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18 September 2017

Appeal For Information About The Death Of Mr Joseph Parker

Coroners Service For Northern Ireland

Appeal For Information About The Death Of

Mr Joseph Parker On 12th December 1971

The Inquest into the death of Mr Joseph Parker on 12th December 1971 is listed to commence at Laganside Courts, Belfast, on 13th November 2017. Mr Parker was fatally wounded following a shooting incident involving British Army soldiers in the locality of Toby’s Hall, Ardoyne, Belfast on 10th December 1971.

The Coroner, Mr Joseph McCrisken, requests that if anyone can assist this Inquest in examining this death, they should make contact with the Coroners Service. There may, for example, be persons with relevant information concerning the death but who have not yet brought that information to the attention of the authorities or persons who were in the vicinity of Toby’s Hall on the night of Joseph Parker’s death.

If you have any knowledge which may assist this investigation please contact the Coroners Service for Northern Ireland.

A witness surgery is being conducted to facilitate this process on

28th September 2017 at the

Ardoyne Community Centre

40 Herbert Street, Belfast, BT14 7FH

10am – 7pm

Alternatively any individual who has information in relation to this death is requested to email/write to Coroners Service for Northern Ireland before

1st October 2017.

The contact details are:


Coroners Service for Northern Ireland

Laganside House

23-27 Oxford Street


Telephone: 028 90 446829


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