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Unexplained death of pensioner in Kilkenny investigated

The body of the woman, aged in her 70s, was discovered on Wednesday evening.

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Garda are investigating the unexplained death of a pensioner in Kilkenny. (PA)

Garda are investigating the unexplained death of a pensioner in Kilkenny. (PA)

Garda are investigating the unexplained death of a pensioner in Kilkenny. (PA)

The unexplained death of a pensioner in Kilkenny is being investigated by gardai.

The body of the woman, aged in her 70s, was discovered in a house in Kilkenny city on Wednesday evening.

The scene is currently preserved and the body of the woman remains at the scene.

A male was detained in Kilkenny Garda Station in relation to this incident.

A Garda spokesman said the force was making no further comment at this time.

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