Garda Detective Deirdre Finn dies in a fire on Carrick-on-Shannon river cruiser
By The Headlines, August 7, 2023 | 06:28 PM
Garda Detective Deirdre Finn lost her life after her boat caught fire in Carrick On Shannon
In Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim, a fire on a boat on the Shannon caused the death of an off-duty Garda.
She was an active member of the Dublin-based An Garda Síochána and was well-known among the officers.
The cruiser was caught in a fatal fire. Emergency services rushed to the scene.
The location is blocked off for Garda inspection.
As per the Garda spokesperson, "Garda assisted emergency services following reports of a fire on a boat in Carrick-On-Shannon, Co. Leitrim."
"One woman's death has been confirmed. The scene is being preserved right now. The inquiries continue."
Garda investigation is ongoing.