Tuesday 23 April 2019

Young man (19) arrested in connection with 2016 fatal house fire

He is due to appear in court this evening
He is due to appear in court this evening
Amy Molloy

Amy Molloy

A young man has been arrested as part of an investigation into a fatal house fire in Co Monaghan in 2016.

The 19-year-old was arrested in Dundalk, Co Louth yesterday.

A man in his 60s died in a house fire at St Macartans Villas, Carrickmacrross, Co Monaghan on March 21, 2016.

The young man is currently being detained at Carrickmacross Garda Station and is expected to appear before a special sitting of Monaghan District Court this evening.

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