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Woman stabbed to death in Wicklow with gardai launching murder probe

Gardai have launched a murder investigation after a woman was stabbed to death in Wicklow this afternoon.

The woman, aged in her 40s, was injured in Enniskerry earlier on Friday.

A man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Officers were called to a domestic dwelling in Park Na Sillogue Court at approximately 4:00pm after the incident was reported.

A garda spokesperson said: “The scene is currently preserved and a technical examination is being carried out by the Garda Technical Bureau. The office of the State Pathologist has been notified and a post-mortem will be conducted at a later date.

“One male, aged in his 40s, has been arrested and taken to Bray Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. An Garda Síochána are not looking for anyone else in relation to this incident.

“Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information in relation to this incident to come forward. Gardaí are particularly appealing to anyone who was in the Park Na Sillogue area of Bray this afternoon between 3:00pm and 4:00pm to come forward.

“Anyone with any information in relation to this matter should contact Bray Garda Station on 01 666 5300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

“Investigations are ongoing.”

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