News

Gardai investigating discovery of two bodies in Laois and Kildare

Dec 15, 2022 08:49 By Shannonside News
Gardai investigating discovery of two bodies in Laois and Kildare
Share this article

Investigations are ongoing.

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances behind two deaths, in separate incidents, in Laois and Kildare.

A woman in her 30s died in a suspected assault in Mountmellick yesterday evening, while the body of a man in his 40s was also found in Newbridge.

Two separate investigations have been launched following the discovery of the bodies yesterday.

Advertisement

Emergency services found a woman with serious injuries at a home in Mountmellick at about 4.45 in evening.

The woman, aged in her 30s, was later pronounced dead at the scene.

A man in his 30s has since been arrested and brought to Portlaoise Garda Station, where he can be detained for 24 hours.

Advertisement

Separately,  a woman in her 30s presented herself to Newbridge Garda Station in the early hours of yesterday morning, following an alleged assault.

She was treated for her injuries - which are not believed to be life-threatening - at Naas General Hospital.

Gardaí subsequently attended a home in the Newbridge area - the location of the alleged assault - and found the body of a man in his 40s.

Advertisement

Post-mortem examinations are to be carried out on both bodies today and gardaí say the results will determine the course of both investigations.

Tags used in this article
Share this article
Advertisement
Advertisement

Shannonside Newsletter

Sign up now to keep up to date with the latest news.

Processing your request...

You are subscribed now! please check your email to confirm your subscription.

Copyright © 2024 Shannonside FM. Developed by Square1 and Powered by PublisherPlus