Naked man ‘claimed he killed mum-of-three found dead at home’
A man who was spotted wandering around naked in the street on Friday morning is believed to have told police he had killed a mother-of-three.
Valerie French Kilroy was found dead at her home in the Kilbree area of Westport, Co Mayo, at around 10am on Friday.
A source reportedly said police had been alerted to the man wandering near the victim’s house naked and in a distressed state.
It is understood they proceeded to arrest him and once at the gardai station, he claimed he was responsible for the mother’s death, the Irish Mirror reports.
Police then reportedly rushed to the home as soon as they realised the children were there, and found them all unharmed.
A source said: “Gardai in the area were alerted to this man walking around in distressed state.
“He was arrested and taken to the Garda station where he claimed he had killed Valerie.
“Teams of officers were dispatched to the house immediately.”
The source added that while a post-mortem examination will take place Saturday, police believe they are dealing with a murder case…….read more