Garda divers search for tragic woman’s phone as foul play is not ruled out just in case


Garda’s underwater team were involved in a major search today for the cell phone of a Polish woman whose body was found in an apartment in Westport, Co. Mayo on the afternoon of the 31st. July.

The death of Sylwia Adamaczyk (40) is still officially classified as “unexplained”, but Gardai did not rule out that she was the victim of a criminal act.

“Finding her cell phone would be absolutely crucial to the investigation at this time,” a senior source said.

“There were signs of trauma on her body, but none can indicate with certainty that she was the victim of a homicide. The involvement of third parties in this case has not been judged, “the source added.

Garda divers have searched the river that runs through the town of Westpor today as part of their ongoing investigations.

Detective Superintendent Joe McKenna, lead investigator for the investigation into Ms Adamaczyk’s death, confirmed that the search for the Carrowbeg River involved efforts to uncover items that may have probative value.

Ms Adamaczyk, a Polish national, was found dead in an apartment on Castlebar Street, Westport. She worked locally before her death.

She was originally from Pudz in Poland and worked in the hospitality industry.

Gardai is not disclosing details of an autopsy conducted by state pathologist Dr. Heidi Okkers.

Ms Adamaczyk’s body remains in the mortuary at Mayo General Hospital, Castlebar, pending finalization of funeral arrangements.

It is understood that the woman lived at the address with her partner and brother, and one of those people returned home on Saturday after being away for several days. He sounded the alarm after discovering his remains.

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