17/02/2014

Man Held Over Hotel Body Find

Gardaí in Dublin have arrested a 31-year-old man in connection with the discovery of a woman's body in a hotel room over the weekend.

Cleaning staff at the Plaza Hotel in Tallaght found the body of 30-year-old Sonia Blount in a room on Sunday afternoon.

According to reports, Ms Blount had suffered injuries consistent with a violent death. Garda have said the case is being treated as murder.

It is understood the man was arrested after handing himself in at a Dublin garda station.

(MH/JP)

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