Male and female arrested on suspicion of murder following death of four-year-old boy in Limerick 2 months ago

Male and female arrested on suspicion of murder following death of four-year-old boy in Limerick

The four-year-old boy suffered fatal injuries at a house in Rathbane in Limerick on Saturday, 13 March, this year.

Gardaí investigating the death of a four-year-old boy in Limerick have arrested a man aged in his 30s and a woman aged in her 20s, on suspicion of the murder of the toddler.

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Both the man and the woman are currently being detained under Section four of The Criminal Justice Act 1984, at Garda Stations in Limerick city.

Gardaí at Roxboro Road in Limerick have been investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident where the four-year-old boy suffered fatal injuries at a house in Rathbane in Limerick on Saturday, 13 March, this year.

The boy was taken by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick, and then transferred to Cork University Hospital.

He was later transferred to Temple Street Children's Hospital following the incident, where he sadly passed away on Tuesday, 16 March, 2021.

Gardaí have said that no further comment is available at this time.