Gardai in Sligo have arrested a man in his 30s on suspiction of murder following the discovery of a body in the town last Monday.

The woman, 50s, was discovered at a residence in Sligo town shortly after 8:30pm.

A post-mortem was conducted, the results of which are not being disclosed for operational reasons.

Gardaí continue to investigate all of the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a body of a woman in Sligo on Monday last, 1st May.

This morning Gardaí arrested a male in his 30s on suspicion of murder.

He is currently in detention at a Garda station in the North Western Region under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Sligo Garda Station on 071 9157000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station. 

Investigations are ongoing.

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