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Fatal Assault of a Woman, Charlestown, Finglas, Dublin 11, 4th November 2021

Issue Date: 4th November 2021

Gardaí are investigating all the circumstances surrounding a fatal assault that occurred at an apartment in Charlestown, Finglas, Dublin 11, this morning 4th November 2021.

Gardaí attended at approximately 6:15am and gained entrance to the premises. The body of a woman, aged in her 30s, was discovered having suffered fatal injuries.  Her body remains at the scene.

The scene is currently preserved and a technical examination is to be carried out by the Garda Technical Bureau. The office of the State Pathologist has been notified and a post-mortem will be conducted later today.

A man, aged in his 30s, has been arrested on suspicion of murder, and taken to Finglas Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.