09/08/2007

Murder Investigation Launched After Clontarf Fire

Gardai have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of a body in a house in Clontarf, north Dublin, which was destroyed in a blaze.

The fire broke out around 2:30am on Thursday morning at the house on Seafield Road East.

A 38-year-old man was arrested after the fire was extinguished and he was taken to Raheny Garda Station.

It is understood that a murder inquiry was launched when a body was found during a search of the scene of the fire on Thursday afternoon.

(KMcA)


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