Gardaí continuing to question woman in connection with fatal stabbing of toddler

The boy (3) was discovered at an apartment block in Kimmage, Dublin on Monday

Gardaí continuing to question woman in connection with fatal stabbing of toddler

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A woman - in her early 40's - is continuing to be questioned by gardaí in connection with the fatal stabbing of a toddler in Dublin on Monday.

The body of the three-year-old boy was discovered at an apartment block at Poddle Park in Kimmage on Monday evening.

His mother was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

A homicide investigation was launched after the child's death, and forensic examinations were carried out at the scene yesterday.

A woman was arrested earlier this morning in connection with the child's death.

She is being held at Crumlin Garda Station.