Woman in her 60s found dead in house in Drogheda

State pathologist called after death in Co Louth house

Aston Village, Drogheda. Photograph: Google Street View

Aston Village, Drogheda. Photograph: Google Street View

 

Gardaí in Drogheda, Co Louth are investigating the circumstances of the death of a woman in her 60s.

Shortly after 5am on Sunday gardaí and the ambulance service were called to a house in the Aston Village area of the town.

The woman was pronounced dead a short time later and her body remains at the scene.

The office of the State Pathologist has been notified and the scene is currently preserved.

Gardai say the cause of death is currently unclear and the course of the Garda investigation will be determined the outcome of a post-mortem examination.