Woman Held Over McManus Murder

A woman has been arrested in connection with the murder of John McManus last November.

Gardaí in Cork investigating the killing have this morning arrested a woman in her 30s, and are holding her for questioning.

The woman was arrested at a house on the north side of Cork city by investigating detectives from MacCurtin Street in the city.

She is being detained at Gurranabraher Garda station and can be held for up to 24 hours.

John McManus, who was originally from Fermoy in north Cork, disappeared from his home in Cork city last November.

His body was found dumped at the side of the road near Ballyduff in north Kerry a number of days later.

A post mortem examination indicated that he died violently and gardaí are treating his treating his death as murder.


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