A woman in her thirties has been stabbed to death in Dundalk in Co Louth.
She was attacked at an apartment block in the Linen Hall Street area at a quarter to three this afternoon.
She was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda where she was pronounced dead.
A post mortem will now be carried out.
A man in his forties has been arrested and is currently being detained at Dundalk Garda Station.