Friday 17 November 2017

Man (32) stabbed to death in Dublin house overnight, investigation launched

Gardai prepare to launch murder investigation, no arrests made yet

Scene of stabbing in Deerpark Avenue, Tallaght. Picture: Gerry Mooney
Scene of stabbing in Deerpark Avenue, Tallaght. Picture: Gerry Mooney
Scene of stabbing in Deerpark Avenue, Tallaght. Picture: Gerry Mooney
Scene of stabbing in Deerpark Avenue, Tallaght. Picture: Gerry Mooney
Scene of stabbing in Deerpark Avenue, Tallaght. Picture: Gerry Mooney
Scene of stabbing in Deerpark Avenue, Tallaght. Picture: Gerry Mooney
Cathal McMahon

Cathal McMahon

A man has been stabbed to death at a house in Tallaght overnight.

Gardaí said emergency services were alerted to the incident at a house on Deerpark Avenue early this morning and arrived at the scene at approximately 4.40am.

There they found an unresponsive man (32) with suspected stab wounds.

His body remains at the scene and the office of the State Pathologist has been contacted. The area has been sealed off and a full technical examination will be carried out over the weekend.

Scene of stabbing in Deerpark Avenue, Tallaght. Picture: Gerry Mooney
Scene of stabbing in Deerpark Avenue, Tallaght. Picture: Gerry Mooney

No arrests have been made at this time, investigations are ongoing.

Gardai have appealed to witnesses who may have been in the Deerpark Avenue or may have heard a disturbance between 4am and 5.30am this morning to contact them at Tallaght Garda Station on 01 666 6000, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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