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Suspicious death of woman (35), man held in Waterford

The body of a woman was found at a roundabout on Waterford’s outer ring road shortly after midnight today.

The woman was in a serious condition when discovered at Cousebridge roundabout and was taken by ambulance to Waterford Regional Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

A 29-year-old man was arrested by gardai and is being held at Waterford Garda Station.

Gardai closed the road between Cousebridge roundabout, Airport road and Ballindud road roundabout for technical examination.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses who were in the area between 11.30pm last night and 12.10am today to contact them at Waterford Garda Station at 051 305300 or on the confidential line at 1800 666 111.