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Two arrests over death of man in Cavan house fire last August

Oliver Murray died at the house fire in Ballyjamesduff last August.

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GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED two men in relation to a house fire in Cavan last year that left one man dead.

Oliver Murray (59) died following the house fire in Derrylurgan, Ballyjamesduff in the early hours of 2 August 2018.

The investigation of the fatal fire has been upgraded to homicide, gardaí said today.

A 37-year-old and a 51-year-old were arrested this morning.

They are being detained at Bailieborough Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

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