Gardai in Pearse Street are investigating a serious assault that occurred at Wellington Quay and Fownes Street junction (just past the Ha’penny bridge) this afternoon at approximately 4 p.m. the 20th May, 2011.
The injured man aged 40yrs was removed to St. James’s Hospital where he died this evening from his injures.
A 34 year old man was arrested at the scene and is presently detained under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Pearse Street Garda Station. The scene is currently preserved.
Anyone who may have witnessed this assault or who may have information is asked to contact Pearse Street Garda Station 01- 666 9000, the Garda Confidential Line 1-800-666-111 or any Garda Station.
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