24/11/2015

Appeal For Witnesses Following Fatal Assault In Co Cork

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses following a fatal assault in the Mayfield area of Cork on Monday morning.

The body of a 60-year-old woman was discovered in a house on Murmount Avenue, Montenotte, at around 8pm on Monday. A man, also aged in his 60's, was been taken to Mercy University Hospital Cork however his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

One man in his mid 20's was arrested at scene and is currently being detained at Mayfield Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

The scene has been preserved for technical examination and the office of the State Pathologist has been notified.

(MH/CD)

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