Gardai investigate death of 22 year old woman in Sheares Street squat

30 April 2017, 10pm
By David O’Sullivan

Gardaí are investigating all of the circumstances surrounding the death of a 22-year-old woman following the discovery of a body in Cork City this morning.

The discovery was made when Gardaí and Emergency Services were called to a vacant business premises at Sheares Street shortly before 7am. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

The Office of the State Pathologist and local Coroner were notified and the body was removed to Cork University Hospital. A forensic examination of the scene took place this afternoon and evening.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them at the Bridewell Garda Station 021-4943330 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

The outcome of a post-mortem examination, which is expected to take place tomorrow, will determine the course of the investigation.

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