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12/01/2017

Sudden Death Investigation in Co Mayo

Gardaí are investigating the sudden and unexplained death of a 4-month-old baby boy following an incident at a residence in Bohola, Co. Mayo on the 28th of December 2016.

The baby was taken by Ambulance to Mayo University Hospital, Castlebar and later removed to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin where he was pronounced dead on the 1st January 2017.

A post-mortem examination has been carried out by the State Pathologist and a preliminary report has been forwarded to investigating Gardaí. Details of the report are not being released for operational reasons.

A woman aged in her 20s was arrested yesterday (11/1/2017) as part of the investigation. She is currently detained at Claremorris Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

The investigation is ongoing.


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