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Sunday 30 April 2017

Gagged woman found at home after man’s body discovered

Independent.ie reporters

A WOMAN is being treated in hospital after being found at her Roscommon home, bound and gagged.

The woman, who is in her 50s, was found by Gardaí in the house at Anvil Court, in Roscommon town, at 1am this morning.



She is being treated at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe.



Gardaí had been trying to find the home of a man, whose body was recovered from the sea at the Cliffs of Moher , Co. Clare yesterday.



The man who died was in his 40s.



His body was recovered by Doolin coast guard at 4pm yesterday.



As part of their efforts to establish the man’s identity, gardaí went to the house at, where they found the woman.



She had been assaulted and tied up.



It is believed the woman was known to the dead man.



A Garda source said she was not yet well enough to be interviewed by gardaí.



The house where she was found has been sealed off.



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