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Man held in murder investigation over Fermanagh car crash

12 October 2017 09:13
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Man held in murder investigation over Fermanagh car crash

Police have arrested a man as part of a murder investigation following the death of a woman in a car crash in Co Fermanagh.

The 40-year-old was held in the Maguiresbridge area yesterday evening.

Natasha Carruthers, who was in her 20s, was killed in a crash between Lisnaskea and Derrylin on Saturday night.

Another woman and a man, also in their 20s, suffered serious injuries in the incident in Newbridge Road.

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland's Serious Crime Branch later announced that they have launched a murder investigation.

PSNI Detective Chief Inspector Eamonn Corrigan said: "I would appeal to anyone who was travelling on the Newbridge Road, Derrylin, between 11pm and 12 midnight on the night of Saturday October 7 and who may have witnessed any vehicle or vehicles travelling at speed to contact us."

Ms Carruthers was travelling in a blue Vauxhall Corsa, registration number TLZ 8330.

Officers are particularly keen to hear from anyone who might have dashcam footage of the road on the night of the incident.

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