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Investigation Underway After Woman Found Dead In a Galway Hotel

By Megan Cassidy

October 31, 2017 at 6:54pm

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A garda investigation is underway after a woman was found dead in a Galway hotel yesterday morning. 

The body of a 64-year-old woman believed to be from Cork was found at the Connemara Lake Hotel at around 11:30am on Monday 30th October. 

The Connemara Lake Hotel has released a statement on their website confirming the death of a guest while staying at the hotel.

The statement reads:

"The Connemara Lake Hotel confirms that a guest tragically passed away while staying in the Hotel over the weekend. The Hotel is closed until further notice while an investigation takes place by the Garda Síochána.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the deceased, their family and friends."

The Health and Safety Authority is also carrying out an investigation into how the woman died and according to The Irish Examiner, there are reports that a number of other guests were feeling unwell. 

The hotel is closed until further notice to facilitate the investigations. A post mortem on the body was due to be carried out today. 

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