CAR CRASH DEATH OF NATASHA CARRUTHERS NOW TREATED AS MURDER

DCI Eamon Corrigan says death of Natasha Carruthers is now being treated as a murder inquiry

THE death of a woman in a car crash at the weekend is now being treated a murder, police have said.

Natasha Carruthers died following a collision on Newbridge Road, Derrylin, last Saturday.

The 23-year-old mother of one was from Letterbreen in Co Fermanagh.

Another woman and a man, also believed to be in their 20s, were in the car and were taken to hospital with injuries described as serious.

Detectives from the PSNI’s Serious Crime Branch had launched a murder investigation into Ms Carruthers’ death, said a police spokeswoman on Wednesday night.

They have asked the public to hand over any available dashcam footage recorded near the scene.

Det Ch Insp Eamon Corrigan said: “I would appeal to anyone who was travelling on the Newbridge Road between 11pm and 12 midnight on Saturday 7 October, and who may have witnessed any vehicle or vehicles travelling at speed, to contact us.

“The deceased was travelling in a blue Corsa, registration number TLZ 8330.”

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