A woman has died after being found outside an apartment with head injuries.
The 54-year-old woman was being treated by Emergency Services for serious head injuries outside an apartment at Kempton Court in Cavan town at around 6.35am.
The woman was taken to Cavan General Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.
Her body has since been removed to the mortuary at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda where a post mortem will be carried out this afternoon by the Deputy State Pathologist.
The scene has been preserved for a forensic examination and an incident room has been established at Cavan Garda Station.
Investigating Gardaí are appealing to anyone who was in the Kempton Court or Drumalee areas of Cavan town between 3am and 7am to contact them.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Cavan Garda Station 049-4368800 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.