Burned body in Co Clare caravan was a woman


The body found in a caravan destroyed by fire in Co Clare was today confirmed as that of a young woman.

Gardai said they have not yet formally identified her and are keeping an open mind about the cause of her death. The body was found at Ballybornagh, near Kinvarra on the Galway-Clare border.

Forensic tests are taking place and a post mortem will be carried out to determine the cause of death.