The incident occurred in Tullamore this afternoon.
Gardaí have launched a murder investigation following the death of a woman in Offaly.
They're currently at a home in a rural area outside Tullamore.
A teenage boy has been arrested.
The scene is being preserved for a technical examination.
Gardaí say they are aware of images of the incident circulating on social media and are appealing to people not to share such content.
Laois Offaly Independent TD Carol Nolan says the family needs privacy and space at this time: