Athlone: Investigations continue following discovery of body

Gardaí are this morning continuing their investigations into the death of a woman whose body was found in a house in Athlone.

Post mortem examinations carried out on the body on Friday were unable to establish the exact cause of death.

A Garda statement issued last night said that the State pathologist found the woman sustained a number of injuries to the upper body which may or may not have contributed to her death. The body of the woman, who was in her late 40's, was discovered shortly after ten o'clock yesterday morning in the Valley Court estate

The woman has not been officially named, but it is believed she was from Co Offaly.


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