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Tragic Discovery in Limerick: Newborn Infant Found in Theatre Lane

In a heartbreaking incident that has left the community of Limerick in shock and mourning, authorities discovered the lifeless body of a female infant on Sunday morning, between the hours of 4 am and 6 am, in Theatre Lane. The infant believed to be just a few days old, was found wrapped in a petticoat and subsequently reported to the Dock Road Station by Head Sergeant Maree.

The discovery of the infant’s body has sent ripples of sorrow and disbelief through the city, as residents grapple with the tragic and mysterious circumstances surrounding this heartbreaking event. As the news of the infant’s tragic fate spread, questions arose about the story behind this incident and whether any actions could have been taken to prevent such a devastating loss of life.

The authorities are committed to uncovering the truth behind this distressing discovery. An inquest is expected to be conducted to shed light on the circumstances leading to the infant’s untimely demise. The inquest will serve as a crucial step in determining the events that transpired and the factors that contributed to this tragedy.

The entire community of Limerick mourns the loss of a precious life, and sympathy and support have poured in for the innocent infant. This heartbreaking incident reminds us all of the importance of vigilance and care for the most vulnerable members of society.

As the investigation unfolds, the authorities will work diligently to ensure that justice is served, and the circumstances surrounding this tragedy are fully understood. The community, in the meantime, comes together to offer comfort and support to one another during this difficult time.

In the face of such a devastating event, Limerick’s resilience shines through as it rallies to seek answers and solace for a life that ended far too soon.

Northants Evening Telegraph – Monday 22 April 1901