Patrick McElhone Inquest

Inquest into the death of Patrick McElhone on 7 August 1974

The inquest touching upon the death of Patrick McElhone has been listed for hearing commencing on 30 November 2020 at Omagh Courthouse. 

The inquest, which has been scheduled for 1 week, will be heard by the Honourable Mrs Justice Keegan.

Mr McElhone, who was 24 years old, died on 7 August 1974 near his home in Limehill, Pomeroy, Co. Tyrone after sustaining a fatal gunshot wound in an incident involving a military patrol.

The inquest into Mr McElhone’s death will be the first legacy inquest of the Lord Chief Justice’s plan to be heard.