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Man charged with murder of woman in Knockloughrim


Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland's Major Investigation Team, investigating the murder of a woman in Knockloughrim on 12 October, have charged a 59-year-old man with murder.


Detectives launched a murder investigation following the death of the woman after a fire at an address on the Quarry Road area of Knockloughrim early on Tuesday morning, 12 October.



Police and NIFRS attended the scene and a woman, aged in her 50s, who was in the car was taken to hospital for treatment. Sadly, despite the best efforts of hospital staff, she succumbed to her injuries and died in hospital on Tuesday evening.


The accused man is expected to appear before Dungannon Magistrates' Court via videolink on Saturday (16 October).