Gardaí are investigating a fatal assault that occurred at a house on Bandon Road, Cork on the 16th January, 2020.
At approximately 9.20 pm, Gardaí received a report of an assault in which a 20 year old man had received serious injuries. The man was brought to Cork University Hospital but was later pronounced dead.
The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination by the local Scenes of Crime unit. The local Coroner and the office of the State Pathologist has been informed. A post mortem is scheduled to take place today.
An incident room has been set up at Togher Gardaí station and a senior investigating officer has been appointed. CCTV is being gathered and door to door enquiries are commencing this morning.
Gardaí are appealing for anyone who has any information to contact us. Anyone who was in the Bandon Road area between 8pm and 10pm who witnessed anything or anyone with dash cam or mobile phone footage is asked to contact Togher Garda Station on 021-494 7120, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.
Anyone who does have any details or video footage is asked to contact Gardaí and not to share it on social media.