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Man (40s) dies and woman (30s) injured following alleged assault in Kildare

The discovery was made after a woman presented herself at Newbridge Garda Station in the early hours of this morning, Wednesday, December 14.

Edel HughesSunday World

A man has been found dead at a home in Kildare following a report of an alleged assault.

The discovery was made after a woman presented herself at Newbridge Garda Station in the early hours of this morning, Wednesday, December 14.

The woman, aged in her 30s, was later taken to hospital to receive treatment for her injuries. Her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Subsequently, gardaí attended a house in the Newbridge area, the same location of the alleged assault, and discovered the body of a man, aged in his 40s.

His body has since been removed from the scene and taken to the mortuary at Naas General Hospital. A post-mortem has been scheduled for tomorrow morning, Thursday, December 15, 2022.

A garda spokesperson said: “The outcome of the post-mortem will determine the course of the investigation.

“The scene remains preserved this evening. Investigations ongoing.”


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