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Tragic death Gardai launch probe after body of woman found in emergency accommodation in Dublin

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Gardai have launched an investigation after the body of a woman staying in what was believed to be emergency accommodation was discovered last night.

The tragedy occured in an apartment in Ballybough area in Dublin's north inner city yesterday evening.

The woman’s body has been removed to Dublin City Mortuary.

A garda spokesperson revealed that gardaí are currently “investigating all the circumstances” surrounding the unexplained death.

The death is believed to be the second fatality at an emergency accommodation complex in less than two weeks.

CEO of Inner City Helping Homeless and Dublin Central Councillor Anthony Flynn sent thoughts and prayers to the families of the deceased.

He also called on Ministers to improve their reporting of deaths within emergency accommodation units and services.

Cllr. Flynn wrote on Twitter: “Reports that a young woman has been found dead in a city emergency accommodation unit. The second in the same facility in less than 2 weeks. Thoughts & prayers are with both families.

“Ministers report on deaths within services must be expedited,” he added.

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