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Man arrested over 83-year-old woman’s death at nursing home

A 46-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the discovery of the woman’s body in Co Waterford earlier today.

GARDAÍ IN WATERFORD have arrested a 46-year-old man in connection with the death of an elderly woman in the county earlier today.

The 83-year-old woman was discovered at a nursing home earlier today, having died overnight.

The man was arrested at Dublin Airport this afternoon and brought to Waterford Garda Station where he is being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

It is understood that the arrested man did not work at the nursing home in which the deceased was a resident.

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