Woman arrested after body of man found in Roscrea

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Stabbing in Roscrea

Gardaí are investigating following the death of a man in his early 40's in Roscrea this morning, Sunday, November 20.

His body was discoverd at a residential premises at The Maltings in Roscrea shortly after 2.30am.

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.

Gardaí at Roscrea were alerted to the incident at The Maltings and attended the scene. The man had suffered apparent stab wounds and was pronounced dead at scene.

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