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Woman Charged In Connection With Fatal Car Fire In Westmeath

She is set to appear before a special sitting of Mullingar District Court this evening.

Gardaí have charged a woman in her 40s, in connection with the deaths of a two year old boy and a five year old girl in an the incident, in Multyfarnham, Co Westmeath, on the 9th of September.

She is due to appear before a special sitting of Mullingar District Court about now.

The woman was detained on Wednesday and was held at Mullingar Garda station under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

Thelma Dennany, 5, and her brother Mikey, 2, died in a car fire at Lacken in Multyfarnham. Their mother was pulled from the car but suffered serious injuries.

A criminal investigation was launched by Gardai shortly after the incident.

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