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Arrest following discovery of injured male in Waterford on the 25/12/16

Gardai in Waterford investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a seriously injured male on Margaret’s Avenue on the 25/12/16 and his subsequent death have arrested a male.

At approximately 8pm on the 25/12/16 a male in his 20s was discovered with head injuries on Margaret’s Avenue, Waterford. He was taken to Waterford University Hospital with injuries described as serious but unfortunately was pronounced dead yesterday evening. A post mortem is scheduled to be conducted this afternoon by the State Pathologist Dr. Marie Cassidy.

Gardai investigating the death arrested a male in his 40s this morning in the Waterford City area. He is currently detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Waterford Garda Station.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses that may have been in or around the Margaret’s Avenue area of Waterford on the evening of the 25/12/16 to contact Waterford Garda Station on 051-305300, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.