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court appearance Man (20s) charged in connection with fatal stabbing in Kilkenny

A man in his 40s was discovered at the scene with serious injuries by emergency services and was rushed to St Luke’s General Hospital where he passed away.

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The scene of the assault on Hebron Road. Photo: Dylan Vaughan.

The scene of the assault on Hebron Road. Photo: Dylan Vaughan.

The scene of the assault on Hebron Road. Photo: Dylan Vaughan.

A man will appear in court this morning charged in connection with the fatal assault of a man in Kilkenny on Tuesday.

The suspect in his 20s will appear before a sitting of Carlow District Court at 10.30am in relation to the assault which took place on Hebron Road.

A man in his 40s was discovered at the scene with serious injuries by emergency services and was rushed to St Luke’s General Hospital where he died.

A male in his 20s was arrested at the scene by Gardaí and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at Kilkenny Garda Station. He has since been charged.

A technical examination of the scene was carried out by the Garda Technical Bureau and Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have information to contact them.

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