Remains found at Dysart fire believed to be that of a woman

It has emerged that the remains found at the scene of a fire in Dysart on Monday are believed to be that of a woman.

According to gardaí, a preliminary assessment of the postmortem has indicated the body is that of a female.

Gardaí are awaiting the postmortem results to confirm cause of death. The results of DNA analysis are also pending.

Garda enquiries are ongoing into the incident, as well as into the case of a missing female aged in her 40’s, who is originally from the property at Dysart, Mullingar.

Investigations are ongoing as to whether the two incidents are connected.

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