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Woman in her 30s arrested in toddler murder probe

Woman in her 30s arrested in toddler murder probe

Gardaí at Anglesea St, Cork investigating the murder of a 2-year-old girl on July 5, 2019, have this morning, Monday, July 8, arrested a woman in her 30s in connection with this investigation.

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She is currently detained at Gurranabraher Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 – Criminal Justice Act 1984.

Gardaí upgraded their investigation to murder following the results of a post mortem on Saturday.

The results will not be released for operational reasons. Gardaí have commenced a murder investigation.

Gardaí discovered the child injured at an apartment in Cork city early on Friday morning last, July 5. 

Gardaí are appealing to any person who was in the Elderwood Apartment complex between 4pm on Thursday, July 4, 2019, and 6am on Friday, July 5, 2019, who has not already spoken to Gardaí to come forward.

Anyone with information can contact Gardaí at Anglesea Street Station on 021 452 2000 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.