Gardaí arrest a man after the body of a woman was discovered at a house in Mayo 1 month ago

Gardaí arrest a man after the body of a woman was discovered at a house in Mayo

A man in his 40s has been arrested.

Gardaí investigating the discovery of a woman's body at a house in the Kilbree area of Westport have a arrested a man in his 40s in relation to the incident.

The man is currently being detained at Castlebar Garda station under section 4 Criminal Justice Act 1984.

The body remains at the scene which is being preserved pending examination by the State Pathologist and the Garda Technical Bureau.

At this stage, Gardaí are not looking for anyone else in relation to the incident. The family of the deceased woman have been notified and a family liaison officer has been appointed.

Gardaí became aware of the incident at approximately 10am on 14 June. An investigation is ongoing and an incident room has been established at Castlebar Garda Station.

Gardaí are also appealing for witnesses, or anyone who can assist with this investigation, to contact Castlebar Garda station on 094 9038200 or the Garda confidential line on 1800 666111.