Belfast Telegraph

Mother's death treated as murder

Gardai have launched a murder investigation into the death of a mother of five.

Siobhan Stapleton was found shortly after 1pm on Friday outside her home in Kilfane, Thomastown, Kilkenny, with serious injuries.

The 51-year-old was pronounced dead as she was being transferred to hospital in Dublin.

After a post-mortem was carried out, detectives said they were launching a murder investigation.

Gardai have appealed for anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area to come forward.

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