Gardaí investigate death of woman found in County Limerick house


GARDAÍ are investigating the death of a woman who was found with serious injuries at a house in Rathkeale on Tuesday night and died in University Hospital Limerick yesterday.

A post-mortem examination is being conducted by State Pathologist Dr Margaret Bolster today and the results will determine the course of the Garda investigation.

The woman, who was aged in her 50s, was found in the house at Cois Deel, Rathkeale around 8:30pm on Tuesday. The scene was preserved and a technical examination has been conducted was carried out.

In a statement issued today, a spokesman for the Garda Press Office said that Gardaí in Limerick attended an incident in the Windmill Street area of Limerick City earlier on Tuesday evening.

“Enquiries to date suggest that the deceased may have frequented a residence on Windmill Street in the day or days prior to her discovery with serious injuries.

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“Gardaí are appealing for any person with any information in relation to these incidents to contact us.

“In particular Gardaí wish to speak to any persons who were in the Windmill Street area of Limerick City or the Cois Deel area of Rathkeale between Sunday, July 17 and Tuesday, July 19, who observed any activity which drew their attention, to come forward.

“Any persons who may have camera footage (including dash-cam and CCTV) of either area between these dates are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí,” the spokesman added.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Henry Street Garda Station on 061 212400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.