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Man arrested after woman dies at Waterford psychiatric hospital

The death occured this evening just after 7pm
Sep 5th 2014, 10:52 PM 41,430 53

A WOMAN HAS died on the grounds of a psychiatric hospital in Waterford City.

The death occurred this evening at St. Otteran’s at Psychiatric Hospital at about 7pm.

A man has been arrested following her death and he is currently being held at Waterford Garda Station.

He is being held under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act for which he can be detained for up to 24 hours

The scene of the woman’s death has been preserved pending a garda technical examination and office the of the State Pathologist has been notified.

Investigations are ongoing.

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