A man has been arrested in connection with the death of Rita Apine in Freshford on Sunday last.
The 29-year-old mother was found at the bottom of her stairs at her home on Bridge Street and was taken to St Luke’s Hospital where she passed away.
Rita, who was a native of Latvia, leaves behind a two-year-old daughter.
Last night (Thursday), a candlelight vigil was held in her memory in Freshford where it’s understood up to 400 people turned out.
The man in his 30s who was arrested today is being held in Kilkenny Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.