Police release photo of getaway car used in Ashton murder

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 8:45am

Police believe the vehicle was used to escape after the killing.

Police have released the image of a car used as a getaway vehicle following the murder of a man in Ashton.

Officers were called to Plantation Industrial Estate to a report of serious assault on November 12th.

Emergency crews discovered 69-year-old James Ray with serious head injuries. He was taken to Hope Hospital where he died a short time later.

Police believe the offenders parked on the estate in a silver Ford Fiesta, stole the victim’s van and left the scene in both vehicles.

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