A woman in her 40s has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of an elderly woman was found in a house in Dublin city center just before midday.
ardaí is today investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of the woman’s body in a residential building on Sevilla Place, Dublin 1. She was in her 80s.
Gardaí arrived at the scene of the incident around 11:50 am.
The woman was found dead at the property with fatal injuries and her body remains at the scene.
The scene is currently being preserved and a technical review is being conducted by the Garda Technical Bureau. The state pathologist’s office has also been notified and an autopsy will be performed later today.
“A woman in her 40s has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with this incident,” a Garda spokesman said.
“She is currently being held at Store Street Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. The investigations are ongoing.”
Gardaí on Store Street are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to get in touch.
Anyone with information can contact Store Street Gardaí station on 01 666 8089, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.
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