Man Arrested on Suspicion of Murder in Co. Sligo

Man Arrested on Suspicion of Murder in Co. Sligo
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After a woman's body was found in Co. Sligo earlier this week, Garda arrested a man "on suspicion of murder."

On Monday, May 1, soon after 8.30 p.m., a deceased woman in her 50s was found at a home in Sligo town.

A Garda spokesperson stated that they are still looking into every aspect of how the woman's body was discovered.

A post-mortem has been performed, but for operational reasons, the results are not being released at this time, according to Garda.

This morning, Sunday 7th May 2023, Gardaí arrested a male in his 30s on suspicion of murder. He is currently in detention at a Garda station in the North Western Region under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984,” a Garda spokesperson said.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Sligo Garda Station on 071 9157000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing.