Wednesday 21 February 2018

Man (20s) found unconscious in front garden of house in 'serious condition'

Killeen Woods, Tralee Credit: Google Maps
Killeen Woods, Tralee Credit: Google Maps
Louise Kelly

Louise Kelly

A man in his 20s has been discovered unconscious in the front garden of a house in Co Kerry.

Gardai were alerted to the scene at Killeen Woods in Tralee at approximately 10.35pm last night.

The young man was taken by ambulance to Kerry General Hospital where is condition has been described as serious.

Two men were arrested close to the scene a short time later in connection to the suspected assault.

They are aged in their late 20s and early 30s respectively, and are both currently detained at Tralee Garda Station.

It is understood that the victim and the two men arrested are East European nationals.

A forensic and technical examination of the scene is currently underway.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to the incident, particularly to anyone who was in the vicinity of Killeen Woods at the time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tralee Garda Station 066-7102300 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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