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Tuesday 17 October 2017

Woman found dead in Co Donegal after house fire

A 40-year-old woman has died in a house fire in Co Donegal
A 40-year-old woman has died in a house fire in Co Donegal

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A 40-year-old woman has died in a house fire.

The woman who lived alone was found dead in the hallway of her home at Dunmore Lane, Falcarragh, Co Donegal, gardai said.

The incident was reported at around 9.30pm on Saturday night.

Gardai said there was evidence that a fire had occurred in the living room of the home but it had burnt out some time before the woman was found.

The house has been preserved for a forensic technical examination and a post-mortem examination will take place on Monday.

The woman's death is being treated as a tragic accident, gardai said.

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