Belfast Telegraph

Man arrested over death of woman

A man remains in custody over the death of a woman found in a flat in the midlands.

The body of the woman, named locally as Diane Burroughs, was discovered on Saturday at around 8pm at the flat on Main Street, Mountrath, Co Laois.

She was 30 years old, detectives said.

A man, aged in his 30s, was arrested in connection with the discovery.

He is being held at Portlaoise Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

The scene was sealed off for Garda technical experts to carry out a forensic examination.

Deputy State pathologist Dr Michael Curtis carried out preliminary tests ahead of a full post-mortem examination on the body.

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