Woman stabbed to death in Roscommon

Gardaí at Roscommon Town are investigating the death of a woman in her late 40’s who was found on the roadway outside a house at The Spinney yesterday, Saturday.

Gardaí at Roscommon Town are investigating the death of a woman in her late 40’s who was found on the roadway outside a house at The Spinney yesterday, Saturday.

She was the victim of a stabbing incident and her body has been removed to Ballinasloe Hospital for a post mortem scheduled for tomorrow, Monday.

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Roscommon Garda Station under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act. The incident is believed to have happened at approximately 2.30pm this afternoon, Saturday 17th September 2011.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or with any information to offer, is asked to contact Roscommon on 090 6638300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.