Howth Death Probed

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman in her 40s who was initially discovered with serious injuries at a house in Howth.

The shock discovery was made at approximately 10am this morning. According to RTE, gardaí were called to the house following reports that a violent robbery was underway.

On arrival they discovered a woman lying seriously injured on the back patio of her home

The woman was taken to Beaumont Hospital where death was pronounced shortly before 11am.

The scene was preserved for the State Pathologist and the Garda Technical Bureau to examine the get involved this afternoon.

An incident room has also been set up at Clontarf Garda Station and anyone with information to offer is asked to contact 01 6664833.

Alternatively information can be provided to the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.


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