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Nurse Nicola Keane’s heartbroken companion was awakened to be told that his wife and son were dead.
Details about the tragedy continued to emerge after the 34-year-old pediatric nurse was found dead.
The devastated father was reportedly unaware that his seven-month-old son, Henry, was dead when the Gardai arrived at the couple’s home in the early hours of Friday.
The family tragedy unfolded when mother and pediatric nurse Nicola Keane, 34, reportedly took their own lives after suffering from postpartum depression in recent months.
Nicola was discovered after locals saw someone behaving erratically in the area at 3.45 a.m.
When Gardai discovered and identified Nicola
When Gardai discovered and identified Nicola, they went to her home on Shackleton Way, near where her seven-month-old son, Henry, was found unconscious. He was later confirmed dead at the scene.
A source added that the boy’s autopsy was deemed inconclusive, adding: “Asphyxia, but it may have been an accident.”
Heartbreakingly, it is understood that when the house was called, Nicola’s partner was asleep and when the gardai woke him up, he did not know that his son was dead.
At this stage, Gardaí investigators are treating these incidents as a family tragedy and are currently not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths.
“No additional information is available at this time. Investigations are ongoing.”
who was from Ballina Co Mayo
The locals described Nicole, who was from Ballina, Co Mayo, as a “kind and considerate” person.
A Garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí is conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a woman’s body in Lower Road, Strawberry Beds, Lucan, Co Dublin and the unexplained death of a child in a house in Lucan. Co. Dublin on October 22, 2020.