Gardaí are now treating the death of a 30-year-old woman in Sligo as murder.

The body of mother-of-three Natalia Karaczyn was discovered in the Holywell Road area on the outskirst of Sligo town this morning.

She had been missing from her home at Crozon Park in Sligo since early on Sunday.

Her body was formally identified following a post mortem carried out by the Deputy State Pathologist Dr Linda Mulligan.

A 32-year-old man who was arrested this morning remains in custody at Ballymote Garda Station.