Tuesday 23 October 2018

Man hurt in Waterford assault dies

A 25-year-old man was arrested last Sunday and later released pending a file being sent to prosecutors.

The man was injured in Waterford (Niall Carson/PA)
The man was injured in Waterford (Niall Carson/PA)

By David Young, Press Association

A man injured in a serious assault in Waterford last weekend has died. 

The 27-year-old received a number of head injuries in the incident at the junction of John Street and The Manor at 3am on Saturday.

He died in Cork University Hospital on Friday.

A 25-year-old man was arrested last Sunday and later released pending a file being sent to prosecutors.

Gardai said their investigation was ongoing and appealed to witnesses to come forward.

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