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Teenager arrested over stabbing of Reece Cullen released without charge

Gardaí said that the male teenager was released late last night.

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A TEENAGER WHO was arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old boy has been released without charge.

Gardaí said that the male teenager was released late last night.

He was being held in connection with the stabbing of Reece Cullen, who died Thursday after being stabbed at a house in Tallaght.

The boy was arrested shortly after 7am yesterday and was being held at Tallaght Garda Station.

Reece Cullen was attacked in the Kilclare Crescent area of Jobstown at around 3.30pm. He was brought to Tallaght Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Gardaí said that a file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

If you have any information about the incident, contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01 666 6000, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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