Body of missing woman found dead in wardrobe in Dublin

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The body of a woman who was reported missing by her family has been found in a wardrobe in Dublin.

The body of Joanne Lee, 38, was discovered by police at a house in the south of the city at 3.45pm on Thursday.

Officers said her body initially remained “at the scene”, with the area sealed off for a “technical examination”. The state pathologist has been informed.

Ms Lee was reported missing by her family on Tuesday.

Gardai were looking for her as part of a missing person’s inquiry when they made the discovery.

As they arrived at the property on Ranelagh Road in the south of the city, a man in his 30s is said to have sustained serious injuries after falling from a window.

Speaking at the scene on Thursday evening, Ms Lee’s uncle, John Curry, described her as a “lovely, beautiful girl”.

“I’m just devastated,” he added. “The whole family is. Just taken apart – just torn the soul out of us.”

Independent Dublin city councillor Ruairi McGinley said it was “beyond imagination” and “your worst nightmare”.

Anyone with information should call Donnybrook Garda station on 01 666 9200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.



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