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Discovery of female body in Castlebar, Mayo on the 9/3/11 - Arrest

Gardaí investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a woman’s body in Co. Mayo this morning (9/3/11) have arrested a man in his early 20’s.

The man was arrested at 8am at Corha,  Islandeady, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.

He is currently detained at Caslebar Garda Station under Section 4 Criminal Justice Act 1984.

Investigations are continuing.

Press Release attached refers.


Garda Press Office.


Gardaí at Castlebar, Mayo are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a 46 year old woman’s body at a house at Derrycrieve, Islandeady, Castlebar, Mayo at approximately 1.40am this morning (9/3/11).

The scene has been preserved pending a Garda Technical examination and the state pathologist’s office has been notified.  The body remains at the scene.

No arrests have been made and investigations are continuing.

No further information is available at this time.


Garda Press Office.