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Monday 21 August 2017

Man arrested after woman (20s) dies from 'serious injuries'

Emergency services at the scene in Freshford Photo: Pat Moore
Emergency services at the scene in Freshford Photo: Pat Moore
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Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

A man has been arrested after a woman was killed at her home in Co Kilkenny.

The woman in her 20s was found at her home in Bridge Street, Freshford with serious injuries around midday this morning.

She was taken to St Luke's General Hospital in Kilkenny where she later died.

The man who is in his 30s was arrested this afternoon and is detained at Kilkenny Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

The scene at the house in sealed off and is undergoing a forensic technical examination. The office of the State Pathologist has been notified and a post mortem examination will be carried out on the body of the woman.

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