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Two-year-old girl dies after being found with serious injuries at Cork apartment

Gardaí are now carrying out door to door enquiries.

The toddler was found in an apartment in the Elderwood complex.
The toddler was found in an apartment in the Elderwood complex.
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Updated Jul 5th 2019, 1:40 PM

GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING the death of a toddler who was found in critical condition at an apartment in Cork this morning. 

Emergency services were called to an incident on the Boreenmanna Road area of Cork city at around 5.18am.

The two-year-old girl was found with serious injuries and was taken to Cork University Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. 

A post mortem is due to take place this afternoon under Deputy State Pathologist Dr Margot Bolster.

Gardaí are currently carrying out door to door enquiries in the Elderwood Apartment complex on Boreenmanna Road and the surrounding area. 

A spokesperson said the results of a post-mortem, will determine the course of the investigation. They said no arrests have been made at this time.

A technical examination of the apartment is being carried out and gardaí have established an incident room at Anglesea Street garda station.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who was in the Elderwood Apartment complex between 4pm yesterday and 6am today, who has not already spoken to gardaí to come forward. 

Anyone with information can contact gardaí at Anglesea Street Station on 021 452 2000 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111. 

- With reporting by Michelle Hennessy and Adam Daly 

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