Post mortem to be carried out on Dublin woman

A samurai sword and a meat cleaver are among the weapons which may have been used during an attack on a woman in west Dublin yesterday.

The 57-year-old, named locally as Jean Eagers, was pronounced dead following the assault at her home in Hartstown.

A post mortem is due to be carried out on her body this morning, while a 60 year-old man remains in Garda custody.

Conor Feehan, reporter with Independent News and Media, says Gardaí had to force their way in - press PLAY

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