The body of 78-year old Rose Hanrahan was discovered on Friday
There is an appeal for witnesses following the death of a pensioner in Limerick on Friday afternoon.
Investigations are underway and gardaí are treating the case as suspicious.
The body of 78-year old Rose Hanrahan was discovered in her home in on New Road, Thomandgate in Limerick city at around 1.30pm yesterday afternoon.
Gardaí are waiting on the results of a post mortem which is due to be carried out at University Hospital Limerick.
This will determine the course of their investigation.
However they are treating the case as suspicious - and are appealing for anyone with information to contact Henry Street gardaí or any garda station.