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Man due in court charged with murder following death of woman after Derry car fire

The fire happened in Knockloughrim on Tuesday morning.

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A MAN IS due to appear before court this morning charged with murder following the death of a woman after a car fire in Derry earlier this week. 

The PSNI received a report of the car on fire outside a house on the Quarry Road of Knockloughrim at around 5.40am on Tuesday. 

Emergency services attended the scene and a woman, aged in her 50s, who was in the car was taken to hospital for treatment. 

She died in hospital on Tuesday evening. 

A 59-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder.

Detectives from the PSNI Major Investigation Team have now charged a 59-year-old man with murder. 

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He is expected to appear before Dungannon Magistrates’ Court via videolink today. 

Comments are closed as a person has been charged. 

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