Wednesday 20 September 2017

Man (50) dies after stabbing in city centre

A forensic Garda at the scene on Roche’s Row, a laneway between Thomas Street and Roches Street in Limerick. Credit: Liam Burke Press 22
A forensic Garda at the scene on Roche’s Row, a laneway between Thomas Street and Roches Street in Limerick. Credit: Liam Burke Press 22
Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

A man has died after being stabbed in Limerick city centre.

Gardaí are investigating the incident which occurred on Roches Row at approximately 2pm this afternoon.

The man in his late 50s was taken to University Hospital Limerick with stab wounds and he was pronounced dead a short time later.

One man in his 50s has been arrested in connection with this investigation and is detained at Roxoboro Road Garda Station under Section 4 – Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

The deceased is believed to be Eastern European.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them at Henry Street Garda Station on 061 2124000.

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