Monday 17 February 2014 07.49
The body of Sonia Blount was found in a room in the Plaza Hotel in Tallaght
A 31-year-old man is still being questioned in connection with the death of a 30-year-old woman in a hotel in Dublin over the weekend.
The body of Sonia Blount was discovered by cleaning staff in a room at the Plaza Hotel in Tallaght yesterday afternoon.
Ms Blount sustained injuries consistent with a violent death and gardaí are treating the case as murder.
Ms Blount, who is from Tallaght, checked into the hotel alone on Saturday evening.
At 9.30pm last night a man handed himself in at a Dublin garda station and was arrested and taken to Tallaght.
The man, who is from Clondalkin, Dublin, knew the victim.
He can be questioned for up to 24 hours.
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