Tuesday 18 June 2019

Body discovered in blazing car in Cork

The vehicle was discovered on fire in a field at Inniscarra near Ballincollig, gardai said.

A body has been discovered in a car in Cork (Niall Carson/PA)
A body has been discovered in a car in Cork (Niall Carson/PA)

By Michael McHugh, Press Association

A body has been discovered in a car in Cork.

The vehicle was discovered on fire in a field at Inniscarra near Ballincollig, gardai said.

The alarm was raised at about 6.15pm on Monday.

Cork County Fire Services attended the scene and extinguished the fire.

The scene is preserved and the state pathologist and coroner have been notified.

A post-mortem examination is expected to be carried out on Tuesday.

Gardai have appealed for anyone who travelled along the R618 Inniscarra road between about 5.30pm and 6.15pm or who can assist with their inquiries to contact them.

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