North Donegal community in shock after local woman found dead in India

It’s understood the Irishwoman found dead in India was a Donegal woman in her 20s.

Police in Goa have begun a murder investigation into the woman’s death, after her remains were discovered early yesterday morning.

The Department of Foreign Affairs earlier confirmed the young woman was travelling on a British passport, and that an Irish consular official was travelling to the region, while the Embassy is liaising with British authorities.

Inishowen Councillor Rena Donaghey told Highland Radio this morning that the news has devastated the local community in Buncrana: