July 13, 2020
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Man arrested after woman’s body discovered in house

A MAN has been arrested after the body of a woman was found in Co Louth.

The woman’s body was discovered at a house in Ardee at around 11:30am this morning.

According to reports the woman, who is believed to be from Eastern Europe, sustained serious injuries and died following a violent assault.

A 32-year-old man was subsequently arrested in Ardee.

He has been brought to Drogheda Garda Station and is being held under the provisions of Section 4 of The Criminal Justice Act 1984.

The house has been sealed off and the Office of the State Pathologist has been notified.

Investigating gardaí have also requested assistance from the Garda Technical Bureau.

 

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