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Man (44) arrested as part of investigation into the murder of Nicola Collins

The man was arrested in Limerick this morning.

GARDAÍ INVESTIGATING THE murder of Nicola Collins have arrested a 44-year-old man in the Limerick City area this morning.

He is currently being detained at Mayfield Garda Station in Cork under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

In a statement, gardaí said that its investigations are still ongoing.

The body of the young mother was found at her home in the Popham’s Road area of Farranree in Cork City in the early hours of Monday morning.

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene, but later released with a file sent to be prepared for the DPP.

Gardaí said they would again appeal to any witnesses to contact Mayfield Garda Station on 021-4558510, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

Read: Victim of Cork murder named locally as Nicola Collins (38)

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