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Man (60s) Arrested Following Fatal Assault In Kilkenny City

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The man was discovered at a residence at Meadow Way, Castlecomer Road

A man has been arrested following a suspected fatal assault in Kilkenny.

Gardaí are investigating all the circumstances of the incident which happened in Kilkenny city on Monday evening.

The 37 year old 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.


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