Forensic examination underway...


Forensic examination underway after 6 year old boy's body found in Co. Waterford

Kellie Murphy
Kellie Murphy

02:04 9 Feb 2024

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A forensic examination is underway following the the discovery of the body of a 6 year old boy in a car in County Waterford.

A woman remains in Garda custody following the incident close to Dunmore East.

A minor road leading to the beach at Rathmoylan Cove around 5 kilometres from the town of Dunmore East remains sealed off this afternoon.

The body of the boy was found after midnight and a woman in her late 30 was arrested at the scene.

The Office of the State Pathologist has been informed and a post mortem is due to be carried out at Waterford University Hospital today.

Gardaí say the results of the post mortem will determine the course of their investigation.

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