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PSNI release images of victims of Derrylin fire and appeal for those who knew them to come forward

Derrylin fire victims (l-r) Denise Gosset (45), her children Sabrine Gosset (19) and Roman Gosset (16) and Sabrina's 16-month-old daughter Morgana Quinn 

POLICE have appealed for anyone who was in contact with the victims of the Derrylin house fire in the weeks beforehand to contact them.

It came as the PSNI released images of the four people who died, more than a month after the blaze in Co Fermanagh.

Three generations of one family died in the fire at a remote farmhouse on Molly Road on February 27.

Their identities were only confirmed officially by the coroner on Monday.

The four victims were Denise Gosset (45), her children Sabrina Gosset (19) and Roman Gosset (16) and 16-month-old grand-daughter Morgana Quinn.

While some images of those who died have previously emerged on social media, it is the first time that a picture of Denise Gosset has been released.

It is believed the family was originally from Doncaster but had moved to Tralee in Co Kerry before moving into the house in Fermanagh last year.

As police released the images of the victims yesterday, a detective also said they were "continuing to investigate the circumstances" of the blaze.

Detective Inspector Peter McKenna said: "A 27-year-old man has already appeared in court charged with four counts of murder and one count of arson.

"However, I am appealing to anyone who was in contact with Denise, Sabrina or Roman in the weeks leading up to their murders to get in touch with detectives.

"I would also like to hear from anyone who was in the area of Molly Road between the hours of midnight on Monday 26 February through to 7.20am on Tuesday 28 February.

"Any information, no matter how trivial it may seem, could prove to be vital to this investigation.

"I would like to thank the public for their assistance so far and would appeal to anyone with any information to contact detectives."

Meanwhile, a memorial service was held at Derrylin's Church of Ireland Parish Church yesterday for the four victims.

It was hoped that the service would allow people to come together following the tragedy and as a mark of respect to those who died.

Daniel Allen (27), of Molly Road in Derrylin, has been remanded in custody charged with four counts of murder and arson with intent to endanger life.

Roman Gosset (16) also died in the blaze

Sabrina Gosset (19) also died in the blaze

It is the first time that a picture of Denise Gosset (45) has been released

Roman Gosset (16) also died in the blaze

Three generations of the same family, including a baby and two teenagers, were killed when the blaze engulfed their Derrylin home. Picture by Justin Kernoghan/ Photopress

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