A 27-YEAR-OLD man accused of murdering four people in a house fire in Derrylin has been remanded in custody.

Daniel Sebastian Allen, of Molly Road, Derrylin, has been charged with four counts of murdering a person, currently unidentified, on February 27, 2018.

He is further charged with one count of the arson, endangering life, of a property at Molly Road, Derrylin belonging to Thomas Fee, on the same date.

Allen was led into the dock at Fermanagh Magistrates Court this morning.

A PSNI detective inspector told the court that he believed he could connect the defendant to the charges.

Defending solicitor, Gary Black, did not make a bail application on behalf of his client.

District judge, Nigel Broderick, remanded the defendant in custody to appear before Fermanagh Magistrates Court on Monday, March 26.