Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman's body found in Dublin apartment

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Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder After Woman's Body Found In Dublin Apartment Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder After Woman's Body Found In Dublin Apartment
Gardaí were called to the premises in the Charlestown area of Finglas on Thursday morning. Photo: Colin Keegan / Collins Photo Agency, Dublin
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By Cate McCurry, PA

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was discovered at an apartment in north Dublin on Thursday. Gardaí were called to the premises in the Charlestown area of Finglas on Thursday morning.

As reported in The Irish Times, detectives believe the woman, a foreign national aged in her 30s, was attacked in the property in Finglas. It is understood that she suffered significant injuries which proved fatal.

The man who was arrested on suspicion of murder, also a foreign national aged in his 30s, was known to the deceased. He is being detained at Finglas Garda Station.

The scene is currently sealed off, and a technical examination is to be carried out. A number of knives which were found are being examined to establish if they were used in the attack.

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