Tuesday 21 November 2017

Two men arrested over fatal stabbing in Ballybough released

Gardai at the scene of the stabbing in Ballybough, Dublin
Gardai at the scene of the stabbing in Ballybough, Dublin

THE two men arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing on Thursday night have been released without charge.

A file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The two men were arrested after the body of a man was found at a flat at Ballybough House, Dublin .

The 56 year old man received serious stab wounds at approximately 5.10pm on Thursday evening and was taken to the Mater University Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The two men – aged 53 and 46 – were arrested and detained at Mountjoy Garda Station and released this evening.

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