In pictures: Murder victim laid to rest

Mourners at the funeral of Wayne Boylan in Warrenpoint this morning.
Mourners at the funeral of Wayne Boylan in Warrenpoint this morning.
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The funeral has taken place of Co Down murder victim Wayne Boylan.

The 37-year-old father-of-two was shot dead at a house in Warrenpoint on Friday, January 18.

Wayne Boylan, 37, was shot dead in Warrenpoint on Friday night.

Wayne Boylan, 37, was shot dead in Warrenpoint on Friday night.

Two men burst into the property at Lower Dromore Road and opened fire with a shotgun, killing Mr Boylan and injuring his friend, 21-year-old Alice Louise Burns.

Mourners gathered at St Peter’s Church, Warrenpoint this morning for Mr Boylan’s funeral.

Following Requiem Mass, he was laid to rest in Warrenpoint Municipal Cemetery.

A family notice described Mr Boylan as “the beloved son of the late Shirley Boylan, dearly loved brother of Keith and Kerry, much loved partner of Saoirse and loving father of Niamh and Henry.”

Family and friends of Wayne Boylan, who was murdered in Warrenpoint on Friday, gathered in the town this morning for his funeral. Pic by Pacemaker

Family and friends of Wayne Boylan, who was murdered in Warrenpoint on Friday, gathered in the town this morning for his funeral. Pic by Pacemaker

As of yesterday afternoon, Alice Burns remained in the intensive care unit of the Royal Victoria Hospital, where he condition was described as “ill but stable”.