Woman's Body Discovered In Ennis

An investigation has been launched following the discovery of a woman's body in Ennis early today, Tuesday 04 February.

The body was found at about 6am this morning by a passer-by on a walkway alongside the River Fergus.

It is understood that garda do not believe the woman's death to be suspicious "at this stage". An investigation into the cause of death has been launched.

The woman's body was removed to University Hospital Limerick, where a post-mortem examination will be carried out.

The scene has been secured to allow for a forensic examination.

Gardaí have appealed to anyone who was in the vicinity of the Mill Road, Wood Quay or the River Fergus walk areas of the town last night or early this morning to contact them.


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