Man Charged With Murder Of Woman Late Last Year

A man has been charged with the murder of a woman in Dublin late last year.

Emma McCrory – a mother of two in her 40s – died in a house fire in Clontarf just before Christmas.

53-year-old George Turner of Fairview Avenue in Fairview, Dublin, was arrested following an investigation by Gardaí.

He was charged with the murder of Emma McCrory at her home on the Howth Road in Clontarf on December 15th

Mr. Turner has been remanded in custody after appearing at Dublin District Court this morning.

The court heard Mr. Turner had a “history of mental health difficulties”, and was asked to recommend he receive a psychiatric assessment in custody.

The judge remanded him in custody to appear via video-link at Cloverhill District Court on Friday.

Ms. McCrory – was was in her 40s – died after the blaze broke out shortly after quarter-to-nine, ten days before Christmas.

Emergency services rushed to the house, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her body was taken to the mortuary in Whitehall, North Dublin, for a post-mortem, and her funeral took place a week later.

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