The body of a woman was found in a burned out car at Gyles Quay on Sunday evening last.
The body is that of a 58 -year-old woman and Gardaí are treating the incident as a personal tragedy.
The car was first spotted ablaze after 4pm on Sunday and this was eventually brought under control by fight fighters. The scene was cordoned for a forensic investigation and a post mortem is due to take place.
It is understood that the woman was from Dundalk. However at the time of going to press, Gardai were not revealing any further details.
This is the second such incident of its kind this year. In February when the remains of a women were found in a car not far from the location.
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