Gardai Launch Murder Investigation After Death Of Toddler In Cork

David Layde

Gardai in Cork have launched a murder investigation after the death of a toddler.

Gardai were called to the Elderwood Park apartment complex on the Boreenmanna Road in the earlier hours of yesterday morning.

A 2-year-old girl was found seriously injured and was taken to Cork University Hospital for treatment. However she later died from her injuries.


Following the completion of a post mortem Gardai have now launched a murder investigation.

They’re appealing to anyone who was in the Elderwood Apartment complex between 4pm on Thursday and 6am on Friday who hasn’t already spoken to Garda√≠ to come forward.

The scene at the complex will remain sealed off over the weekend to allow for further examination.