08 Dec 2021

Body discovered in burnt out car in Lucan yesterday evening

editorial image

Gardaí attended the scene of a fatal incident in the Mount Andrew area, Lucan yesterday evening Monday, 18 November 2019.

Emergency services attended the scene of a car fire, not far from Liffey Valley Shopping Centre after the alarm was raised, circa 8.15pm.  

Dublin Fire Brigade and gardaí attended the scene, but the car was already engulfed in flames by the time they arrived.

After the fire was extinguished, emergency service members discovered the body of a male in the car. 

The scene was subsequently sealed off for a technical examination. Residents in Mount Andrew Rise were shocked at the incident, as the car was set alight close to the gable wall of a house.

It is believed the deceased may have been shot prior to the car being set alight. 

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.

Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.