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Person arrested after teen boy (17) dies in alleged stabbing

NewsBy Ciaran Lennon
Garda have sealed off the scene of the alleged stabbing
Garda have sealed off the scene of the alleged stabbing

Gardaí have sealed off the scene of an incident in which a teenage boy died in an alleged assault.

The alleged stabbing took place in the early hours of Saturday morning at a property in Claremorris, Co Mayo.

It is believed the 17-year-old male, who is from Eastern Europe but had been living in Co Mayo for a number of years, died after receiving fatal injuries from the alleged attack.

One person has been arrested by gardaí and is currently being detained at Claremorris Garda Station.

The victim’s body remains at the scene pending a forensic examination and the State Pathologist has been notified.

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