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UPDATE: Man in 20s charged in connection with fatal Waterford assault

UPDATE: Man in 20s charged in connection with fatal Waterford assault

A man in his 20s has been charged in connection with a fatal assault in Waterford.

Niall Hewison, from Clarinwood in Tramore, appeared before a special sitting of Waterford District Court today.

It follows the death of a 54-year-old man who was found unconscious on Lower Strand Street in Tramore in the early hours yesterday morning.

He was removed to University Hospital Waterford where he was later pronounced dead.

A post mortem examination due to take place.

A Garda investigation is continuing and anyone with information is asked to come forward.