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Gardaí identify body of man found in Ballymun apartment

The man has been named as 31-year-old Kamel El Habsati, a Dutch citizen of Moroccan descent.

Linnbhla Apartments, Ballymun.
Linnbhla Apartments, Ballymun.
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THE BODY OF a man discovered at an apartment in Ballymun on 5 December has been identified as 31-year-old Kamal El Habsati, a Dutch citizen of Moroccan descent.

The man was found stabbed to death on the first floor of the Linnbhla apartment complex at Santry Cross, Ballymun in North Dublin. It is believed he may have been dead for several days before being found.

The Dutchman had been living and working in Dublin for some time and shared the apartment with a male housemate, who gardaí have been trying to locate.

Today gardaí said the murder investigation is ongoing.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact them at the incident room at Ballymun Garda Station 01-6664400, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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