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Update Fatal Stabbing Clondalkin 1st March 2019

A Post Mortem examination was carried out this afternoon on the body of a woman in her 40s who received fatal injuries following a stabbing incident in Greenfort Drive, Clondalkin, Dublin 22 today 1st March 2019.

The Post Mortem was carried out by Dr. Michael Curtis, Deputy State Pathologist at the Dublin City Mortuary, Whitehall, Dublin 9. Investigating Gardaí are awaiting the results.

A man in his 50s remains in Garda Custody.

Previous Press Release refers.

Garda Press Office

Gardaí have arrested a man in his 50s following a fatal assault at Greenfort Drive, Clondalkin, Dublin 22 at 12.30am on 1st March 2019.

At 12.30am Gardaí were called to an incident at a house at Greenfort Drive, Clondalkin. A woman in her 40s was found with serious injuries believed to be stab wounds. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her body remains at the scene pending the arrival of the State Pathologist.

A man in his 50s was arrested and he is detained at Lucan Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

The house is sealed off and a technical examination of the area will be carried out by Garda Crime Scene Examiners.