The suspect is in custody at Kilkenny Garda Station
Gardaí in Kilkenny are investigating the circumstances surrounding the unexplained death of a woman in her 70s, whose body was discovered in a house in Kilkenny City this evening.
The scene is currently preserved and the body of the woman remains at the scene.
A male is currently detained in Kilkenny Garda Station in relation to this incident.
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An Garda Síochána is making no further comment at this time.