Probe after woman found dead in Co Mayo
Published 09/03/2011 | 10:04
The body of a 46-year-old woman has been discovered today at a house in Co Mayo.
The suspicious death is being investigated by gardai after her remains were found at a property in Derrycrieve, Islandeady, Castlebar, at 1.40am.
The body remains at the scene, which has been preserved pending a forensic examination by members of the Garda Technical Bureau.
The state pathologist's office has been notified.
A garda spokesman said no arrests have been made and investigations are continuing.
A man was later arrested in relation to the woman's death.
A garda spokesman said the suspect, in his 20s, was arrested at 8am in the town.
"He is currently detained at Castlebar Garda Station under Section 4 Criminal Justice Act 1984," he added.