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Man (33) dies after being stabbed in Kerry

A 30-year-old man has been arrested.

The top of Fertha Drive, where the incident occured.
The top of Fertha Drive, where the incident occured.
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A MAN HAS died after being stabbed in Co Kerry this morning.

The incident happened at around 4.35am at Fertha Drive in Cahersiveen.

A 33-year-old man received serious stab wounds and was removed by ambulance to University Hospital in Kerry where he was pronounced dead.

A 30-year-old man was arrested a short time later and is currently detained at Killarney Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place today and the local coroner has been notified.

The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination and the Garda Technical Bureau are attending the scene.

Gardaí wish to appeal to witnesses who may have been in the area at the time of the incident or have information  to contact them at Cahersiveen Garda Station on 066-9473600, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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