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Man charged and due in court over fatal Cork stabbing

Mark Hanlon, 31, died after being stabbed in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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ONE MAN HAS BEEN charged in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man in Cork in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Mark Hanlon, 31, was stabbed at Infirmary Road shortly after 2am on Sunday. He was taken to Cork University Hospital, but was pronounced dead a short time later.

A post-mortem examination found that he died as a result of a stab wound to his chest.

A man and a woman in their 20s were arrested close to the scene and held in connection with the stabbing.

The woman has been released without charge, but the man has been charged in connection with the incident and is due to appear before Cork District Court tomorrow.

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