Investigation launched after woman found dead in her home in Co Mayo 5 months ago

Investigation launched after woman found dead in her home in Co Mayo

An investigation has been launched after a woman was found dead in her home in Co Mayo.

The body of Valerie French Kilroy was found at a house in the Kilbree Lower area of Westport on Friday.

A man has been arrested in connection with the death. He remains in Garda custody.

The body of 41-year-old French Kilroy was taken to Mayo University Hospital, Castlebar for a postmortem yesterday.

The results of the postmortem have not been released for operational reasons.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have been in the area between the hours of 12pm Thursday, June 13 and 12pm Friday, June 14 to contact the incident room at Castlebar Garda Station on 094 9038200, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.