Irish woman found dead in India may be from Donegal

There are unconfirmed reports that an Irish woman found dead in India was from Donegal.

Local media reports the body of a woman in her late 20s was found a beach in the Canacona area of Goa.

It's believed a number of people are being questioned about  the woman's death, which is being treated as murder.

The Department of Foreign Affairs says the embassy in New Delhi is in contact with authorities in relation to the reports.

They're standing by to provide consular assistance if necessary.