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Man arrested after man (40s) stabbed to death in Dublin overnight

It is understood the man sustained serious injuries in the incident.

Clinchs Court where the stabbing occurred.
Clinchs Court where the stabbing occurred.
Image: Hayley Halpin

Updated Jul 19th 2019, 12:30 PM

A MAN HAS been arrested after after a man was stabbed to death in Dublin overnight. 

The incident occurred in the North Strand area of the city at 4am this morning at Clinchs Court, North Strand, Dublin 1.

A man (45) sustained serious injuries and was removed to the Mater Hospital where he later passed away. 

A second man, also in his mid-40s, was injured and taken to St James Hospital where he is being treated for his injuries.

Gardaí confirmed this afternoon that they had arrested a man (45) this morning in relation to the incident. He is being detained at Mountjoy Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. 

A post-mortem will take place laster today by Dr Margaret Bolster, State Pathologist.

The scene has been preserved and the garda technical bureau remain there. 

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Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have been in the area between 3am and 4.15am, or any passing taxis with dash cam footage to contact Mountjoy Garda Station on 01 6668600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.

With reporting from Hayley Halpin and Cormac Fitzgerald

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