Second Murder Investigation Launched After Three People Stabbed In Cork

Gardai have launched a second murder investigation following three separate stabbing incidents in Cork city over the weekend.

30-year-old David Hamilton was stabbed at a house on the northside of Cork city on Friday around 14.30, and died at Cork University Hospital (CUH) on Monday evening.

It is believed Mr Hamilton was stabbed following an argument at a house on Kerryhall Road, Fairhill. He was found unconscious by a female passer-by on Kerryhall Road sometime later.

His death is being treated as murder and a man is due in court charged in connection with the incident.

In a separate incident a second man is also due in court following the death of a partygoer outside an apartment in the early hours of Sunday morning.

31-year-old Mark Hanlon, a father of one from Lotamore, Mayfield, was stabbed at Infirmary Road on the south side of Cork city after a row escalated.

Gardai arrested a man and a woman close to the scene.

Separately, a 35-year-old man suffered multiple stab wounds in a third incident in Cork city yesterday morning.

The man was found lying injured on the street at Parkview, Wellington Road, on the northside of the city at 6.25am by a passer-by, who contacted the emergency services.

His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.


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