Woman's body found in Cork apartment

A murder investigation is under way following the death of a 39-year-old woman in Cork.

The woman was found in an apartment on Popham's Road in Farranree after the alarm was raised at about 03:30 local time.

She has been named locally as Nicola Collins, a mother of three, who was originally from Tralee, County Kerry, but was living in Togher in Cork city.

A 42-year-old man has been arrested over the death.