Woman killed in Meath house fire

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Woman Killed In Meath House Fire Woman Killed In Meath House Fire
The fire occurred in Kilmurray, Trim on Monday morning. Photo: PA Images
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Louise Walsh

Gardaí are investigating a house fire in Co Meath in which a woman died on Monday morning.

Emergency services were called to a fire at a home in Kilmurray, Trim at 6.45am where they confirmed the fatality.

In a statement, Meath County Council said: "A call came in this morning at 6.45am for a domestic house fire at Kilmurray, Trim and fire service units from Trim and Navan responded to the scene.

"A dwelling was extensively damaged by fire and unfortunately one person lost their life in the house. The fire was extinguished and the scene was left with An Garda Síochána to investigate.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the deceased person. May they Rest in Peace."

Gardaí said they were alerted to the scene at 8.30am and confirmed the woman, aged in her 50s, was found deceased inside the property.

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"The coroner was notified and the body of the deceased was removed to the mortuary at Our Lady's Hospital, Navan. A file is being prepared for the Coroner," a Garda statement said.

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