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Arrest made in murder probe after man dies following city-centre assault

Crime DeskBy Sunday World
Arrest made in murder probe after man dies following city-centre assault

Gardai investigating the death of Gerard Freyne have arrested a man in his 30s.

The incident took place at Lord Edward Street in Limerick city, at 7.45pm on Wednesday.  

Mr Freyne was removed to hospital following the assault, where he subsequently died from his injuries.

Gardai this morning arrested a 32-year-old man in Limerick in connection with the death. 

The man is detained at Roxboro Road garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.