October 26, 2020

BREAKING: Man (40s) stabbed to death at house in county Wexford

A man has died after he was repeatedly stabbed at a house in neighbouring county Wexford in the early hours of this morning.

The fatal attack occurred at a residence in Enniscorthy at around 12.30am.

A number of Garda units attended the scene, where they discovered a man in his early 40s with apparent stab wounds.

Attempts were made to revive him, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another man in his early 40s was arrested a short distance away. He is currently detained at Wexford Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

The scene is currently preserved pending a full technical examination. The Office of the State Pathologist has been notified and a post mortem examination will take place later today.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this incident. They have urged anyone with information to contact Enniscorthy Garda Station on 053 923 3534, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Shane Doran

Shane Doran is founder and Co-Managing Editor of News Now Media, incorporating KilkennyNow.ie, WaterfordNow.ie and WicklowNow.ie. He is a former newspaper editor who has held senior executive roles across five national newspaper titles, both broadsheet and tabloid. He was News Editor and Executive Editor of the Irish Independent for more than seven years and spent a number of years in South Africa where he worked as editor of The Daily Voice newspaper. Shane has held senior editorial position with The Sunday Independent, The Herald and The Irish Daily Star and has served as Executive Editor (Group) of Independent News & Media (INM), Ireland’s largest newspaper group.

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