3 dead in border village – man arrested on suspicion of murder

first_imgA man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after three people died in a house fire in Derrylin, County Fermanagh.The 27-year-old was arrested at the scene and transferred to hospital for treatment.Police say the fire was started deliberately. They were called to the house just after 7.20am. The victims are believed to have been members of the same family and it’s understood that at least one of those who died was a child.“We believe the fire, which has claimed at least three lives, was started deliberately,” said Det Supt Jason Murphy.“We are continuing to thoroughly examine the scene along with our colleagues in the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service.“I would renew my appeal to anyone who was in the Molly Road/Doon Road area this morning to contact police. We are particularly keen to speak to anyone who was in, or travelling through Derrylin prior to the time the fire broke out at approximately 07:10.” He added the emergency services were carrying out an “extensive examination” of the whitewashed rural bungalow to establish the cause of the blaze and determine if anyone else was involved. 3 dead in border village – man arrested on suspicion of murder was last modified: February 27th, 2018 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:arrestderrylinfiremurderlast_img read more

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