Body of woman (50s) found at residence in Cork

Remains were discovered by gardaí in the Richmond Hill area of the city on Friday

The body of a woman has been found in a residence in Cork City on Friday.

Gardaí discovered the remains of the woman, aged in her 50s, at a residence at Richmond Hill in the city in the afternoon.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation has begun and the scene was preserved for a technical examination.


Gardaí said in a statement that the State Pathologist and a local coroner have been notified.

The results of a postmortem will determine the course of the garda investigation.

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Glen Murphy

Glen Murphy

Glen Murphy is an Irish Times journalist