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

30 April 2017, 10pm
By Bryan T. Smyth

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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