UPDATE: Gardai issue fresh appeal after elderly couple found dead in Carndonagh

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GARDAI investigating the deaths of Jimmy and Kathleen Cuddihy in Carndonagh are keen to track the movements of a silver Octavia reg: 10 DL 274

It’s part of a major ongoing garda operation after the elderly married couple were found dead in their home on Mountain Road.

Gardai are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the discovery of the bodies of the man and woman in their 70s at their home shortly after 9am on Thursday morning, October 23.


A short time later a man in his 40s was arrested and he is currently being detained at Buncrana Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act- 1984.

The scene is currently preserved pending a Garda forensic examination. The Office of the State Pathologist has been informed and investigations are continuing.

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