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Man in his 30s dies following knife attack in broad daylight

Great Water Street
Great Water Street

Gardai are appealing for the public’s assistance following the fatal stabbing of a man in Longford town this morning.

The incident occurred in the Great Water Street area at approximately 11.50am this morning.

The man, believed to be in his early 30's was discovered with chest wounds. He was removed to Mullingar Hospital where he was pronounced dead this afternoon.

The scene has been preserved for technical examination. There have been no arrests at this stage.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have been in the Great Water Street/Rue Noyal Chetillon Street/ or the area of the shopping centre between 11.30am and 12noon today to contact Gardaí at Longford on 043-3350570, the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.