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Probe follows death of young mother in Co Kilkenny


Inquiries are under way

Inquiries are under way

Inquiries are under way

Gardai are trying to trace people who used a village shop after the death of a young mother.

The woman, aged in her 20s and originally from Eastern Europe, was alive when emergency services got to her home in Freshford, Co Kilkenny on Sunday.

She died after being rushed to hospital. It is understood investigations are centring on whether the woman was assaulted or fell in the property.

Gardai said they want to talk to anyone who was on Bridge Street in Freshford over a five-hour period on Sunday morning.

They also want to make contact with anyone who was in the Costcutter store from 8am to 1pm.

And they said they want to hear from anyone who may have heard or noticed anything out of the ordinary.

A man aged in his 30s was arrested on Sunday afternoon as part of the investigation.

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A post-mortem examination will be carried out and forensic examinations were also being carried out at the property.

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