Wednesday 24 May 2017

Man (20s) arrested in relation to death of 37-year-old following vicious assault

Oliver Plunkett Street Credit: Google Maps
Oliver Plunkett Street Credit: Google Maps
Louise Kelly

Louise Kelly

A man has been arrested in relation to the death of a 37-year-old man, who died following a vicious attack.

Vincent Morgain sustained serious injuries in the incident that occurred on Cork's Oliver Plunkett Street last Thursday afternoon.

It is understood that Morgain was a homeless man and that a fight had broken out, witnessed by a number of people.

He died at the Mercy Hospital in Cork on Tuesday five days after the attack.

The arrested Cork man - who is aged in his 20s - is currently detained at Bridewell garda station.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the incident or anyone with information to contact them at Anglesea Street Garda Station on 021 4522000, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.

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