Irish woman found dead in bed

An Irish woman has been found dead inside her bedroom in her home in north Dublin.

The body of 28-year-old Michelle O’Rourke was discovered at around 10:00am on Sunday morning, said Dublin Coroner Dr. Peter McCabe.

Her husband, Richard O’Brien, was taken to hospital with a minor head injury and died shortly afterwards.

Her death is not being treated as suspicious and detectives are appealing for anyone who may have seen the woman to contact them.

Police are appealing to anyone with information about her death to contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

She is described as being of medium build, with short brown hair, wearing a black T-shirt and jeans, a dark-coloured dress and a black top with a green pattern.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Inspector Brendan O’Connell on 07904 48800 or Crimestoboards on 0808 829 4200.