Man Arrested In Connection With Fatal 'Stabbing'

A man has been arrested following the death of a woman in Dublin last night.

A 28-year-old woman was taken to St. Vincent's Hospital with serious injuries and died a short time later.

A Gardai spokesman from Donnybrook said its officers were "investigating a fatal stabbing which occurred at Ranelagh Road, Dublin 6 at approximately 7.00pm last night".

According to reports, the woman was found in a building that is used by Dublin City Council as part of a resettlement accommodation programme for homeless men.

It is understood the woman was visiting the complex at the time of the attack.

A 43-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently detained at Donnybrook Garda Station under the Criminal Justice Act.

A post mortem will be carried out this morning at Dublin City Morgue.

The scene of the incident remains sealed off pending a Garda Technical Examination.


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