Man arrested after child found dead at house in Limerick 10 months ago

Man arrested after child found dead at house in Limerick

The body was discovered on Sunday evening.

Gardaí have arrested a man after a child was found dead in Limerick on Sunday evening (3 November).

Shortly after 7pm, Gardaí discovered the body of a young boy, believed to be 11 years of age, at a house in the Ballynanty area of Limerick City.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gardaí are investigating all possible circumstances surrounding the death.

A man aged in his late 20s was arrested following the discovery and is currently being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Henry Street Garda Station.

The scene has been preserved for a forensic and technical examination and the services of both the Office of the State Pathologist and Garda Technical Bureau have been requested.

Investigations are ongoing.