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Athens flat death woman from Northern Ireland is named as Lorna Boyle

By Victoria O'Hara

A woman from Northern Ireland who died in Greece and whose body is believed to have lain in a flat for at least 20 days has been named as Lorna Boyle.

The body of the 48-year-old, originally from Fermanagh, was found in the flat in the Amepolkipoi area of Athens. Her 52-year-old boyfriend has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Ms Boyle is believed to have lived in Athens for a number of years.

Sinn Fein councillor Brian McCaffrey, who is from Roslea, said her family was liaising with the Irish embassy. In a statement he said the unexpected death was "obviously a sad and traumatic event for her family".

"They wish to express their gratitude to the embassy staff and the staff at the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin for their continuing assistance," he said.

"The exact circumstances of Lorna Boyle's death are the subject of an ongoing investigation by the Athens police."

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