Man, 20s, arrested after Gardaí find young woman dead at house in Donegal
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Man, 20s, arrested after Gardaí find young woman dead at house in Donegal

GARDAÍ have arrested a man after the body of a young woman was found at a property in rural Co. Donegal.

The woman, aged in her 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene in Forest Park, Killygordon this morning.

Gardaí arrested a man, also in his 20s, shortly later and he is being detained at Letterkenny Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

The house has been sealed off by investigators to facilitate a technical examination of the scene by the Garda Technical Bureau.

In a statement, a Garda spokesperson said: "The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The Office of the State Pathologist has been notified and the body remains at the scene pending an examination.

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"The Garda Technical Bureau has been notified and will be carrying out a technical examination at the scene today.

"A man in his 20s has been arrested and is detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 in Letterkenny Garda Station."

Investigations are ongoing.