Third person arrested in Cork murder investigation; woman in her 30s detained

Third person arrested in Cork murder investigation; woman in her 30s detained
Picture. Jim Coughlan.

A WOMAN has been arrested in relation to a murder investigation in Cork city.

A statement from Gardaí this morning said:

"A third person has been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into the murder of Timothy Hourihane (50s) at Mardyke Walk in Cork on 13th October, 2019.

"A woman in her 30s was arrested in Cork this morning (5/2/2020) by investigating Gardaí. 

"She is currently detained under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at the Bridewell Garda Station and can be held for up to 24 hours.

"The investigation is ongoing."

On October 13 last, former chef and Kilcrohane native Timmy Hourihane died following an assault in the Mardyke Walk area. He was found injured close to his burning tent.

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