Woman arrested after body of man found in Roscrea

The man had suffered apparent stab wounds and was pronounced dead at scene

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Stabbing in Roscrea

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in his early 40's, following the discovery of his body at a residential premises at The Maltings in Roscrea this morning. His body was discovered shortly after 2.30am.

Gardaí at Roscrea were alerted to an incident at The Maltings and attended the scene. The man had suffered apparent stab wounds and was pronounced dead at scene. His body remains in situ.

A woman in her mid 40's was arrested a short time later and is currently detained at Nenagh Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

The scene has been preserved and the Offices of the State Pathologist has been notified.