Sunday 23 September 2018

Man dies after Co Kilkenny house fire

The incident happened at a property in Knocktopher, near Thomastown.

Gardai have appealed for information (Niall Carson/PA)
Gardai have appealed for information (Niall Carson/PA)

By Michelle Devane, Press Association  

A man in his seventies has died following a house fire in Co Kilkenny.

Gardai said the body was found at a property in Knocktopher, near Thomastown, at about 7pm on Sunday.

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination and the office of the State Pathologist has been notified.

Gardai are appealing for anyone with any information to contact them at Thomastown Garda station.

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