The article looks at the leads to the investigation of the Westmeath car fire incident. There are latest revelations as investigations has gotten deeper with the case.
Gardai identified a suspect who might have started the Westmeath Car fire deliberately.
There are reports that “Gardai now believe a car blaze that cost the lives of two children was started deliberately, it has emerged”.
The Irish Mirror reports that “investigators probing Friday night’s horrific fire in Co Westmeath also believe they know who carried out the attack”.
The Westmeath disaster has left two children aged two and five dead.
Their 40 mother Lynn Egar who was driving the car also suffered what has now been described as life-changing injuries in the incident.
The Garda Technical Bureau are said to have spent almost all of the weekend examining the car and the scene which led to the disaster.
Sources within say the detectives are working on the case are “now satisfied the vehicle was set on fire”.
The case the source added is expected to be upgraded “to a murder investigation in the coming days”.
Formal identification to be done in unraveling the case could take days.
Report say it is understood formal identification on the case will take several days, it may even be dependent on DNA comparison.
The Gardia had said people can called “the incident room at Mullingar Garda Station can be contacted on 044 9384000, or contact the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station”.
A Garda statement added that “A Garda family liaison officer continues to keep the family updated at this time. The investigation is ongoing and further updates will follow.”
Many are waiting eagerly for the outcome of the investigation as the family home in a village of Rathowen has been sealed off for investigation.