THE family of Glenn Quinn have thanked the public for all their support since he was found murdered at his home over a week ago.
Police believe members of the south east Antrim UDA battered him to death in his Carrickfergus after he had an altercation with a senior member of the terror group.
The family have issued a statement over his death.
It says: “The entire Quinn family would like to thank the good people of Carrickfergus for all of the overwhelming support and love that has been shown to them. Over the past week since Glenn’s murder your kindness and prayers truly have meant so much to them.
“Glenn was a Carrick man through and through, he was a granda, husband, son, brother and uncle who showed nothing but kindness to everyone he met.
“Glenn hated to see anyone enduring any form of hardship and would have gone out of his way to help anyone, he was just a true gentleman.
“We fully support the on-going police investigation.
“We would ask anyone who has any information relating to Glenn’s murder to search their hearts and come forward to the PSNI.
“Our town does not want to see this happen to another one of their loved ones.
“Once again we offer our heartfelt thanks at this difficult time – The Quinn family.”