Woman (40s) arrested in connection with murder of three-year-old boy in Kimmage

Woman (40s) arrested in connection with murder of three-year-old boy in Kimmage

A woman (early 40s) has been arrested this morning in relation to the murder of a three-year-old boy in Kimmage earlier this week.

Emergency services were called to the Riverside apartment complex in Poddle Park at around 7pm on Monday, where they found the young child and a woman in her early 40s.

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The child was pronounced dead at the scene, while the woman was taken to St James’ Hospital to be treated for knife wounds.

In a statement released by Gardai this morning, a spokesperson said: “Gardai investigating the homicide of an infant child that occurred on Monday evening, 10th July, 2017 have arrested a woman (early 40s) this morning in Dublin.

“The arrested woman is currently detained at Crumlin Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.”

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