Man Seen Running From Howth Killing

Gardaí have issued a public appeal for witnesses to the killing of a woman in Howth in Dublin, after a man was spotted running from the scene.

Officers say they are keen to talk to anyone who may have seen a male acting suspiciously in the Windgate road or Carrickbrach Road or the summit area of Howth between 9.00am and 10.30am on Monday morning.

The male is described as being of slight build and between 5'10 and 5'11 in height wearing or carrying a balaclava.

Gardaí have launched a full scale investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the woman in her 40’s who was discovered with serious injuries at a house in Howth.

It is believed she had been beaten with a brick, and was found on the patio on the house at Windgate road.

Following the discovery was made at approximately 10.00am yesterday, the woman was taken to Beaumont Hospital where death was pronounced shortly before 11.00am.

The scene is preserved at present and the State Pathologist and Garda Technical Bureau have been carrying out forensic analysis at the site.

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


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