February 28, 2021

BREAKING: Man dies after being stabbed at apartment in Carrick-on-Suir

A man died after he was stabbed at an apartment in Carrick-on-Suir over the weekend.

Gardai this morning confirmed the victim, who was in his 40s, was stabbed at an apartment complex in the North Quay area of the town at approximately 11:30pm on Saturday night.

The man was rushed to University Hospital Waterford (UHW) in a critical condition.

Doctors battled to save his life, but he died as a result of his injuries earlier this morning.

The Office of the State Pathologist has been notified and a post mortem is due to take place later today.

A Garda spokesperson said: “An incident room has been established at Clonmel Garda Station and investigations are ongoing. The scene of the incident remains preserved for a further technical examination.

“A man, aged in his 40s, has been arrested in relation to this investigation. He is currently detained at Clonmel Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

“Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information in relation to this incident to contact them at Clonmel Garda Station on 052 617 7640 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.”

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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