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 Thursday, 23 January, 2003, 13:07 GMT
Funeral of murdered Bangor man
Man was shot during a party
Richard Hamill was shot during a party
The funeral of a man murdered at a party in County Down has taken place.

Richard Hamill, 28, was shot dead in the bathroom of a house at St Gallen Court in the Whitehill estate in Bangor in the early hours of Sunday.

The single man lived at Cleland Park Central in Bangor.

The funeral was held at Hamilton Road Presbyterian Church in Bangor.

Reverend David Johnston told the mourners: "What brings us here is the death of a young man brought about by a sickening act of lawless violence."

A man appeared in court charged with the murder on Wednesday.

William Moore, 34, from Rathgill Court in Bangor, went voluntarily to police on Tuesday after he was named as a suspect in the shooting.

He also faced a charge of being a member of the outlawed loyalist paramilitary Ulster Defence Association.

Mr Moore, also known as Billy the Boxer, was remanded in custody for three weeks.

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