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Man in his 30s dies after stabbing at house in Arklow, Co Wicklow

Gardaí responded at around 12.30am. A man in his 40s has been arrested.

The Crescent, Meadowvale, Co Arklow.
The Crescent, Meadowvale, Co Arklow.
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A MAN IN his 30s has died after a stabbing at a house in Arklow, Co Wicklow, overnight. 

A man in his 40s has been arrested. 

It happened overnight at a house in the Meadowvale estate to the south of the town, according to a Garda statement. 

Officers responded to the scene at The Crescent, Meadowvale, at around 12.30am, and discovered the man with apparent stab wounds. 

He was treated at the scene by emergency services and removed to St Vincent’s University Hospital in south Dublin but was pronounced dead a short time later.

A man in his 40s was later arrested. According to gardaí, he is currently being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Arklow station.

Forensic tests are expected to take place at the scene later today. 

Anyone with information is being asked to contact: 

  • Arklow Garda Station 0402 26320
  • Or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111

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