Man charged with murder after woman died following a car fire

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Quarry Road, Knockloughrim

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A man has been charged with murder after a woman died following a car fire in Co. Derry/Londonderry.

The blaze took place outside a house in the Quarry Road area of Knockloughrim in the early hours of Tuesday.

The woman, in her 50s, was rescued from the car and treated in hospital but died from her injuries.

A 59-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland said on Friday that a 59-year-old man has been charged with murder.

He is to appear before Dungannon Magistrates’ Court via videolink on Saturday.

The blaze took place outside a house in the Quarry Road area of Knockloughrim

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