Investigation launched after man stabbed to death in Tipperary

Investigation launched after man stabbed to death in Tipperary

GARDAÍ HAVE launched an investigation after a man was fatally stabbed in County Tipperary over the weekend.

In a statement, Gardaí at Clonmel Garda Station confirmed that they are investigating the fatal assault on a man in an apartment complex in the town of Carrick on Suir on Saturday, 4 April.

The victim, believed to be a man in his 40's, was fatally wounded in the North Quay area of the town and was rushed to Waterford University Hospital in a critical condition with an apparent stab wound.

Despite best efforts to save his life, he passed away earlier today, Monday 6 April.

An incident room has been set up in Clonmel Garda Station to investigate the fatal assault. The State Pathologist has been notified and a post-mortem is due to take place later today.

Investigating Gardaí have confirmed that a man, also aged in his 40's, has been arrested in connection with the incident.

He is being detained for questioning in Clonmel Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to the assault, or anyone with any information which can help the investigation, to contact Gardaí at Clonmell Garda Station on 052 617 7640 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.