Monday 23 October 2017

Woman's body found in Mayo

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Caroline Crawford

Caroline Crawford

Gardaí are investigating the discovery of a woman's body in rural Mayo.

The body of the woman, who was aged in her late 40s, was discovered in a house in Ballycurrin, near Glen Corrib, Co Mayo, yesterday.

The discovery was made after emergency services were called to the house at approximately 4.30pm yesterday.

The woman was pronounced dead at the house.

Her body remains at the scene, which has been sealed off pending a forensic and technical examination.

That is expected to be carried out later today.

Gardaí, who last night remained at the scene, are understood to be keeping an open mind on the cause of death.

The local coroner and the Office of the State Pathologist were notified of the death and were expected to attend the scene.

Gardaí in Claremorris are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death.

A statement from gardaí said enquiries were ongoing in the case.

Irish Independent

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