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Taekwon-do trainer in one-punch tragedy

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Johnathan Dargan (right) talks to Pat O'Connell
Johnathan Dargan (right) talks to Pat O'Connell

The Taekwon-do trainer arrested over the assault that led to the death of 57-year-old Paddy Mullally today begs the dead man’s family for forgiveness.

Guinness brewery worker Paddy passed away on Sunday morning, just over 24 hours after he had intervened in a row between the martial arts expert and his girlfriend.

During the fracas, Mr Mullally was struck by Jonathan Dargan, before falling and hitting his head on the ground.

Jonathan – a former training partner of UFC champion Conor McGregor – this week told the Sunday World: “I’m so sorry... it was an accident. I’m devastated and heartbroken for that man and his family – all I can say is I’m crushed."

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