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Update - Discovery of Body - Ashford, Wicklow on the 7/4/15

The body of the female discovered at Ashford, Co Wicklow today (7/4/15) has been removed to the mortuary at St Columcilles Hospital in Loughlinstown where a Post Mortem will be carried out tomorrow morning (8/4/15).

A 38 year old man remains in Garda custody.

Press Release refers.


Garda Press Office

Gardaí at Wicklow Town are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of the body of a female at Ashford Co Wicklow this afternoon (Tuesday 7th April 2015)

The body remains at the scene which is being preserved for a full Garda Technical Examination.

The Wicklow Coroner and the State Pathologists office have been notified. Professor Marie Cassidy is expected at the scene later this afternoon.

A 38 year old man was arrested this afternoon in Co Wicklow in connection with this investigation and is currently detained at Wicklow Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 – Criminal Justice Act 1984.

Anyone with information in relation to this investigation is asked to contact Wicklow Garda Station on 0404-60140, The Garda Confidential Line 1-800-666-111 or any Garda Station.