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Discovery of female body in Castlebar, Mayo on the 9/3/11 - Post mortem results

A post mortem examination on the body of 46 year old Noreen Kelly was completed last night(9/3/11) by the Deputy State Pathologist, Dr. Curtis.

The cause of death has been establishes as stab wounds.   A man in his early 20's remains in custody, he is currently detained at Caslebar Garda Station under Section 4 Criminal Justice Act 1984.


Garda Press Office.


Gardaí at Castlebar, Co. 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.