Unsolved Murders

Nicky Murphy

Age: 26

Sex: male

Date: 21 Aug 1995

Place: Quinney Crescent, Moss Side, Manchester

Nicky Murphy was shot in Quinney Crescent, Alexandra Park Estate, Moss Side, Manchester around 1am.

He was with another man who was also shot in the leg but survived. They were involved in selling crack cocaine. Residents heard the sound of cars racing and then two gunshots followed by five or six more.

It was heard that he had been selling drugs over a mobile phone in which he would take orders for drugs which would then be fulfilled by couriers on mountain bikes to the customers.

The police said that they thought that the shooting was related to a gangland feud.

He had been shot twice in the head.

Nicky Murphy was also known as Sailor and had previously been kidnapped and shot in the head three years earlier.

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