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Woman charged over suspicious house fire at 73-year-old woman's home

A 27-year-old woman has been charged in connection with the incident.

Cord Road in Drogheda
Cord Road in Drogheda
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GARDAÍ HAVE CHARGED a woman in connection with a suspicious house fire in Drogheda.

The fire – which happened on 16 August last year – saw a 73-year-old woman suffer serious injuries in the fire and subsequently die.

A male aged in his thirties entered the house at the time and managed to remove the woman to safety. He also sustained non-life threatening injuries.

This happened at around 1am in the morning at the property on Cord Road in the town.

Arrest 

A 27-year-old woman was arrested last night by gardaí in Drogheda and was charged this morning in connection with the fire.

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She has appeared before Drogheda District Court this morning.

Anyone with any further relating to the incident is asked to contact Drogheda Garda Station on 041 9874200 or to contact the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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