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Fatal stabbing Man arrested after woman in her 20s stabbed to death in north Dublin

A man in his 20s has been arrested, Gardai confirmed.

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Gardai cordon off the scene d in Melville Drive, Finglas

Gardai cordon off the scene d in Melville Drive, Finglas

Gardai cordon off the scene d in Melville Drive, Finglas

A woman in her 20s has died in a stabbing in north Dublin.

Gardaí say they are investigating all the circumstances surrounding a fatal assault in Melville Drive, Finglas shortly after 2pm this afternoon.

A man in his 20s has been arrested, Gardai confirmed.

"A female, aged in her 20s, received fatal injuries during the incident. Emergency services attended the scene and the female was taken to Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown, where she was pronounced dead a short time later", a Garda spokesperson said.

"The scene is currently preserved and a technical examination is to be carried out by the Garda Technical Bureau."

"One male, aged in his 20s, has been arrested and was taken to Finglas Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984."

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17/04/21 - Gardai cordon off the scene in Melville Drive, Finglas on Saturday.

17/04/21 - Gardai cordon off the scene in Melville Drive, Finglas on Saturday.

17/04/21 - Gardai cordon off the scene in Melville Drive, Finglas on Saturday.

"Gardaí are appealing for anyone wth information in relation to this incident to come forward. "

Gardaí are particularly appealing to anyone who was in the Melville Drive area of Finglas, Dublin 11 this afternoon between 1.30pm and 2.30pm to come forward.

Anyone with any information should contact Finglas Garda Station on 01 666 7500, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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