Body of boy, 6, present in automobile park as girl arrested at scene

The physique of a 6-year-old boy has been present in a carpark as a lady was arrested on the scene.

Tributes have been paid to Matthew Healy, whose physique was present in a automobile at Dunmore East, County Waterford, Ireland, shortly after midnight on Friday (February 9). An Garda Siochana mentioned they have been investigating “all of the circumstances” and defined they have been awaiting the outcomes of a autopsy, Irish Mirror studies.

In an announcement, An Garda Siochana mentioned: “A lady in her late 30s was arrested on the scene and is at present detained below Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at a Garda Station in County Waterford.

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Police highway block close to to the scene within the Rathmoylan space of Dunmore East, Co Waterford

“The body of the deceased has been removed to Waterford University Hospital for a post-mortem examination. The scene is preserved for forensic and technical examination. The local Coroner and Office of the State Pathologist has been notified. The outcome of the post-mortem examination will determine the course of the investigation. Enquiries are ongoing.”

Matthew had not too long ago began taking part in soccer for the below 7s Park Rangers AFC, his native facet close to Ballymacaw, Ireland. The membership mentioned on Facebook immediately: “It is with nice disappointment that we realized concerning the tragic passing of one in every of our gamers this week.

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A lady was arrested on the scene the place the kid’s physique was discovered

“Matthew was a member of our under seven squad. He will be sadly missed by teammates and coaches. Our thoughts are with his loved ones at this unimaginably difficult time.”

A prayer vigil was set to happen immediately on the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity in Waterford. The vigil was introduced by Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan, Bishop of Waterford and Lismore.

Bishop Cullinan mentioned: “The loss of a young life is a profound tragedy that deeply affects us all. As a community, it is important for us to come together in prayer and reflection to offer comfort and strength to the family and friends of the young boy who has left us too soon.”

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