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Investigation launched after man stabbed to death in Galway

Gardaí have arrested a man in his 60s.

Cardinal Cushing Road
Cardinal Cushing Road

GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING a fatal stabbing which happened in Galway overnight.

Emergency services were called to a house on Cardinal Cushing Road in the Mervue area shortly after 4am.

A man in his late 30s was found with stab wounds. He was stabilised at the scene and then brought to University Hospital Galway, according to gardaí. He later died in hospital.

A garda spokesman said: “Gardaí arrested a man, mid 60′s, at the scene. He is currently detained at Gaillimh Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

“The scene is preserved for technical examination and The State Pathologist’s Office has been notified.”

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