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Fatal Stabbing Ballybough House, Dublin 3 15th April, 2020

A man, aged 20 years has died following a fatal stabbing incident that occurred at Ballybough House flat complex, Dublin 3.

Shortly before 10p.m. last night, Wednesday 15th April, 2020 Gardaí were called to the scene of a serious assault in Ballybough House, where a man was discovered with apparent stab wounds.  Gardaí and Emergency Services attended to the man and he was removed to the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital where he later passed away from his injuries.

One youth, has since been arrested by investigating Gardaí and he is currently detained under Section 4 of Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Mountjoy Garda Station.  The scene which is currently preserved for technical and forensic examination. The office of the State Pathologist has been notified and a post mortem will take place in due course.  An incident room has been established at Mountjoy Garda Station.

Gardaí are appealing to any persons who were in the area of Ballybough House, who may have witnessed the incident or can assist Gardaí to contact them at Mountjoy Garda Station on 01 6668600, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing and further updates will follow.