A hatchet is being examined as part of investigation into the deaths of Carndonagh couple

Carndonagh scenenGardai in Donegal are questioning a 42 year old man over the deaths of a couple in their 70s.
The bodies of the pensioners were found at their home in Carndonagh shortly after 9 o’clock this morning.
Shortly after, a man in his 40s was arrested, and is being questioned at Buncrana Garda Station.
The scene remains sealed off and the State Pathologist has been notified.
A hatchet found at the house is also to be examined as part of the investigation.
Local Cllr Martin Mc Dermott says the couple were very well known:

 
 

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