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Wednesday 17 September 2014

Man (42) arrested following violent death of 20-year-old man in Kildare

Published 17/05/2014 | 07:59

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The scene of a fatal assault at The Harbour, Naas,Co. Kildare.
Photo: Tony Gavin 17/4/2014
The scene of a fatal assault at The Harbour, Naas,Co. Kildare. Photo: Tony Gavin
The scene of a fatal assault at The Harbour, Naas,Co. Kildare.
Photo: Tony Gavin 17/4/2014
The scene of a fatal assault at The Harbour, Naas,Co. Kildare. Photo: Tony Gavin
The scene of a fatal assault at The Harbour, Naas,Co. Kildare.
Photo: Tony Gavin 17/4/2014
The scene of a fatal assault at The Harbour, Naas,Co. Kildare. Photo: Tony Gavin

A 20-year-old man died last night after being involved in a row involving a group of men.

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The incident occurred at approximately 10.20pm at Harbour View, Naas when a number of youths became involved in an altercation with another man.

During the row, the 20-year-old received head injuries and was unconscious when gardai arrived

Gardai administered first aid until an ambulance arrived.

The young man was then taken to Naas Hospital and pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

A 42-year-old man was arrested at the scene and is being detained at Naas Garda station.

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination.

The office of the State Pathologist has also been notified with a post mortem due at a later stage today.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Naas on 045 884300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station

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