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Woman found dead after assault at house in Cork city

A man in his 20s has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Nov 23rd 2015, 11:02 PM 41,810 11

Updated 10.15am

THE BODY OF a woman has been found after an assault at a house in Cork city this morning.

Gardaí have confirmed they were called to a house on Murmont Avenue in Mayfield where the body of a woman in her 60s was discovered.

A man, also in his 60s, was injured in the assault and was taken to Mercy University Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Gardaí said a man in his 20s was arrested at the scene and is being detained at Mayfield garda station.

The scene has been sealed off for a forensic examination and the state pathologist has been notified.

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