Man remains in custody over death of woman in Waterford

Gardaí are trying to trace Samantha Walsh's last known movements

Man remains in custody over death of woman in Waterford

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A man remains in custody after being arrested in connection with the suspected murder of a woman in Waterford.

An investigation was launched after the body of Samantha Walsh was found on Friday.

The alarm was raised when friends and family were unable to contact her.

Gardaí are trying to trace her last known movements.

The man detained is currently being questioned under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at Waterford garda station.

A post-mortem examination was conducted on Saturday at University Hospital Waterford.

As a result of the findings, gardaí launched a murder investigation.

Anyone with any information is being asked to contact Gardaí in Waterford on 051-305-300 or Garda Confidential line 1800-666-111.