20-Year-Old Killed In Dublin Knife Attack

A man in his early 20s has died in a knife attack in Dublin.

The yet to be named victim was stabbed in the stomach on Fortlawn Avenue shortly after 1.30am this morning, he was pronounced dead a short time later at Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown.

Another man, also in his early 20s, was arrested close to the scene and is currently being held at Blanchardstown Garda Station.

Gardaí said they are following a definite line of inquiry in their investigation into the death.

The scene has been preserved pending a forensic examination.

Gardaí have appealed for anyone with information to contact them at Blanchardstown Garda Station on 01-6667000 or via the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.


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