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Man arrested in connection with the murder of Josh Dunne (16)

Josh Dunne was killed following an altercation in East Wall on Tuesday evening.

Josh died following the incident on Tuesday
Josh died following the incident on Tuesday
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GARDAÍ HAVE SAID a man has been arrested this evening in connection with the fatal stabbing of 16-year-old Josh Dunne. 

The teenager died following an altercation on East Wall Road on Tuesday evening. 

Gardaí were alerted to a public order incident, and attended the scene along with emergency services.

Josh and another juvenile male were taken to the Mater Hospital to be treated for serious injuries.

Josh was subsequently pronounced dead at the hospital.

A third person, an adult male, later attended Mater Hospital to be treated for his injuries.

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A post-mortem was due to be carried out yesterday afternoon at the City Morgue by Dr Heidi Okkers, locum assistant state pathologist.

The man arrested by gardaí this evening was taken to Store Street Station, where is being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 on suspicion of murder.

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