Saturday 21 October 2017

Woman dies after becoming impaled on railings

A young woman died today after falling from an apartment block on to a set of railings in Limerick city.

Gardai said the 25-year-old was impaled on the metal bars outside the complex in Clare Street at about 1am.

She fell from a fifth floor window and gardai said her death was not being treated as suspicious.

The woman's body was taken to the Mid-Western Regional Hospital where a post-mortem examination was due to be carried out.

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