Loughlin Maginn has been identified as the 39yr old man who was killed in a freak accident in Rathfriland.
Police said Mr Maginn died after he became trapped under his car shortly before 12.30pm on Wednesday when it rolled a short distance in a car park in Downpatrick Street.
It is the second tragedy for the family after his father, who had the same name, was murdered aged 28 in a notorious loyalist shooting in Rathfriland in 1989.
He had been accused at the time of being an IRA member which his family always denied.
Sinn Fein councillor Gerry O’Hare commented: “It’s devastating news, I would know his brother and sister fairly well who live in the same village outside of Warrenpoint.”
@BelfastLive reporting that 39 year old Loughlin Maginn has died following a car park tragedy in Rathfriland
"It is believed he died when he became trapped under his car which rolled a short distance after being parked in a carpark in the village“ https://t.co/9RNVIsjWzW
— Mandy McAuley (@mandy_mcauley) July 1, 2020