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Fatal Stabbing Balgaddy Co Dublin Wednesday 7th February 2018

A 52-year-old male received serious stab wounds and was pronounced dead a short time later at the scene.

A 19-year-old man was arrested shortly after midnight and is currently detained at Ronanstown Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 – Criminal Justice Act 1984.   

A post mortem examination is scheduled to take place today and the local coroner has been notified.   The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination. The Garda Technical Bureau are attending the scene. Gardaí wish to appeal to witnesses who may have been in the area at the time of the incident or have information  to contact them at Lucan Garda Station on 01-666 7382 , The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.