Sunday 4 December 2016

Male teenager charged in connection with fatal assault of young man (17)

Published 01/04/2016 | 11:49

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A teenager has been charged in connection with a fatal assault in which a young man died.

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The incident occurred in Claremorris, Co Mayo on December 19 of last year.

The victim was named as Dovydas Jenkus (17). Dovydas, who is originally from Lithuania, had lived for a number of years in the Mayo town with his family. He was a fifth year student at St Coleman's College in the town.

Gardai have charged a male juvenile who is due to appear before Castlebar District Court this afternoon.

The man was arrested this morning and is currently in Garda custody at Claremorris Garda Station.

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