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Fatal Assault of a Man, One Man Arrested, Kilkenny City, Monday 27th February 2023

Issue Date: 27th February 2023

Gardaí are investigating all the circumstances of a suspected fatal assault on a man that occurred in Kilkenny city on Monday 27th February 2023.

The man was discovered at a residence at Meadow Way, Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny city, at approximately 6pm and pronounced dead at the scene.  

The body remains at the scene. The State Pathologist and Coroner's Office have been notified. 

The scene is currently preserved for examination by the Garda Technical Bureau. 

A man in his 60s has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He is currently being detained at Kilkenny Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

No further information or Garda spokesperson is available at this time.