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Elderly woman dies after falling into a fire

It is understood the 92-year-old fell into the open fire in her fireplace.

Ballina, Co Mayo.
Ballina, Co Mayo.
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GARDAƍ ARE INVESTIGATING an incident in which a 92-year-old woman in Co Mayo was killed.

The incident occurred at approximately 10.20pm last night at a property in Ballina. It is understood that the elderly woman fell into the open fire in her fireplace.

However it is possible that the 92-year-old died of natural causes before falling into the fire.

No foul play is suspected but gardaĆ­ are investigating how the incident occurred.

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