Monday 19 March 2018

Man stabbed to death at flat complex in Dublin

Seagull House
Seagull House

Robin Schiller and Cathal McMahon

A MAN was stabbed to death in Dublin yesterday afternoon.

The incident occurred at Seagull House, Ruthland Avenue in Dublin's south inner city.

The 24-year-old man was stabbed a number of times in the incident, which occurred at around 4pm.

He was rushed to St James Hospital however was pronounced dead a short time later.

He is an associate of a convicted killer.

Gardaí are investigating if it is connected to a low level dispute localised in the south of the city.

The victim would not be considered a major criminal.

The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination and the office of the State Pathologist has been notified.

No arrests have been made.

Gardaí wish to appeal for witnesses or to anyone who can assist with the investigation to contact them at Sundrive Road Garda Station on 01-666 6600, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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