Post-mortem carried out on Mayo woman found dead yesterday

Valerie Kilroy

A Post-mortem examination was completed today at Mayo University Hospital, Castlebar of the woman found dead in Co Mayo yesterday morning.

The body of Valerie Kilroy was discovered yesterday morning at a house in the Westport area.

The results of the post-mortem, conducted by acting State Pathologist Dr Linda Mulligan, are not being released to the public for operational reasons, according to gardaí who have said a murder investigation is underway.

A man, 40s, arrested in connection with this investigation remains in garda custody.

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