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Murder investigation launched following discovery of woman's body in Co Louth

The woman’s body was found at a residence in Dundalk, Co Louth, yesterday evening.

LAST UPDATE | 25 May 2023

GARDAÍ HAVE LAUNCHED a murder investigation following the discovery of a body of a woman in her 60s in Co Louth. 

The woman’s body was found at a residence in Bridge Street, Dundalk, Co Louth, yesterday evening.

A post-mortem examination has now been completed. However, gardaí said in a statement that the details are not being released for operational reasons. 

Gardaí in Dundalk have now commenced a murder investigation. 

The scene remains preserved and the technical examination is ongoing. A family liaison officer has been appointed.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and are particularly appealing to any persons who were in the vicinity of Bridge Street, Dundalk yesterday afternoon/evening to make contact with them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dundalk Garda Station 042 938 8400, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

Investigations ongoing.

With reporting by Hayley Halpin