Sunday 23 April 2017

Elderly man dies in Co Roscommon house fire

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An elderly man has been found dead after a house fire.

The man aged in his 70s was discovered shortly after 1pm at the house in Drum, in Co Roscommon.

His body remains at the scene and a post mortem examination will take place at a later stage.

It is believed the man may have died from smoke inhalation.

Gardaí in Roscommon are investigating the incident.

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