Suspected 'Confession' Found At Scene Of Alleged Murder-Suicide In Cavan

A suspected "confession" has been found at the scene of a murder-suicide in Cavan.

The bodies of five members of the same family were found at a house at Oakdene in Ballyjamesduff on Monday, 29 August.

The bodies have been named locally as Alan Hawe (40), his wife Clodagh (39) and their three children, Liam (13), Niall (11) and Ryan (6).

According to a report by the Irish Examiner, a Garda source revealed that a sealed envelope was found at the scene which is "believed to be very relevant to the case".

It was sent for forensic examination at the Technical Bureau in Dublin.

It is also understood that a relative, who was supposed to be looking after the Hawe children on Monday, found a note on the backdoor telling them not to enter the house and to contact garda.

Gardaí said they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths and believe all of the answers are in the house.


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