Tuesday 17 October 2017

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

Independent.ie Newsdesk

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

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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