Garda appeal for information after woman fatally assaulted in Limerick

A Garda car outside the scene of the fatal assault on O'Curry Street.

GARDAÍ have sealed off an apartment in Limerick City where they believe a woman was killed in a violent assault earlier today.

A Garda spokesman said they were investigating “a fatal assault on a woman that occurred at approximately 1:30pm today, at a residential property on Dock Road, Limerick City”.

He said the body of the woman, aged in her 20s “remains at the scene”.

“The scene is currently preserved for technical examination by the Garda Technical Bureau. The office of the State Pathologist has been notified and a post-mortem examination will be arranged”.

Appealing for information, the spokesman asked that “anyone who has camera footage from the Dock Road and O’Curry street areas of Limerick City from between 1 and 2pm should contact investigating Gardaí.

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An incident room has been set up at Henry Street Garda Station at 061-212400. Anyone with any information can also contact the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.