Man dies after alleged assault in Tramore

Man dies after alleged assault in Tramore

A 54-year-old man has died after an alleged assault in Tramore, Co Waterford.

The man was discovered unconscious following an incident at 2.15am yesterday morning on Lower Strand Street in the town.

He was taken to University Hospital Waterford where he died in the early hours of this morning.

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene and is due to appear before a special sitting of Waterford District Court this afternoon.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or to anyone who was in the Lower Strand Street area between 1.30 and 2.30am on Saturday 24 June to contact them at Tramore Garda Station on 051-391620 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.