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Fatal Stabbing of Bart Urbaniak

The Gardai at Swords Garda Station are investigating the fatal stabbing of Bart Urbaniak on the 12th December 2010.  At approximately 3.35am on this date Bart was dropped outside the Rotunda Hospital suffering from stab wounds.  He was transferred to the Mater Hospital were he underwent medical treatment.  At 3.55pm Bart Urbaniak died as a result of his injuries.

Bart Urbaniak had been socialising in a nightclub in Swords celebrating a birthday for one of his friends.  They left the venue at 2.45am and travelled by taxi to the Richmond Road. Here a passenger in a taxi travelling down the Richmond Road saw an altercation involving a group of men. This witness also stated that the Taxi driver applied the central locking system and commented on the group of men on the road.


• Anyone who was in the Richmond Road area at the time of the incident or may have witnessed any activity in the early hours of the 12th December 2010.
• The taxi driver to come forward that these people travelled with from Booterstown and dropped a fare off at Kirwin Street and then onto St. Aidans Park. The passengers remarked that this taxi driver was playing a cd with 60’s and 70’s music on it and the taxi driver stated that his daughter made this cd for him.

Gardaí at Swords Garda Station are investigating               Telephone    01 6664700