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Photo of gardaí at the scene of the assault last month.

Man charged in relation to fatal assault in Newbridge last month

The man – aged in his 30s – was arrested yesterday.

LAST UPDATE | 22 Apr 2023

A MAN HAS appeared in court following an investigation into the fatal assault of a man outside a residence in Newbridge, Co Kildare last month.

The man – aged in his 30s – was arrested yesterday and was charged this afternoon.

On 8 March a man aged in his 40s was discovered with serious injuries at around 10.30am outside a residence in the Piercetown area of Newbridge.

He was taken to Naas General Hospital where he later died from injuries. 

A man was previously arrested in connection to the investigation but was released without charge.

Additional reporting by Emer Moreau