GARDAI in Thomastown have launched an investigation in to the death of a 51 year old woman.
The woman was found seriously injured outside her family home in Kilfaine near Thomastown this afternoon.
She was brought to St Luke’s General Hospital in Kilkenny and later died in an ambulance as she was being rushed to Beaumount Hospital in Dublin.
The scene in Thomastown has been closed off for a forensic examnination
A post mortem is expected to be carried out on Saturday.