Young woman found dead in Athboy

Aug 12, 2022 12:08 By News Northern Sound
Young woman found dead in Athboy Young woman found dead in Athboy
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'A man in his 30s has been arrested'

GardaĆ­ in Kells are investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal assault of a woman in her 20s in Athboy today.

GardaĆ­ responded to a call of an unresponsive woman in a house in the Rathmore area of Athboy in the early hours of this morning.

Her body remains at the scene, which is currently preserved for forensic and technical examination.


A man in his 30s has been arrested in connection with the matter and is currently being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, in Ashbourne Garda Station.

A Senior Investigating Officer has been appointed and an incident room has been established at Kells Garda Station.

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