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Woman arrested after elderly man found dead in Wexford

A woman has been arrested after an 81-year-old man's body was found outside a house in County Wexford on Sunday.

Walter Plunkett's body was found outside his home at Ballyedmond near Enniscorthy.

The 51-year-old woman, who was known to the deceased, is being questioned by police at Enniscorthy Garda Station.

The police say they are treating Mr Plunkett's death as suspicious, and a post-mortem is to be carried out.

They were alerted by a neighbour who had been contacted by Mr Plunkett.

He had informed the neighbour of a possible danger to himself.

The police found Mr Plunkett's body in the front garden, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.