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Gardaí arrest woman (40s) in connection with Macroom stabbing

The incident happened at a house at 1.30am today.

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Updated Oct 8th 2018, 6:00 PM

A WOMAN HAS  been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man in Macroom, Co Cork, this morning.

The woman in her 40s was detained this afternoon and is being questioned by Gardaí at Bandon. 

At around 1.50am, Gardaí were called to a house on Dan Corkery Place, where the body of a 44-year-old man with suspected stab wounds was found.

A second man and a woman, both aged in their 40s, were also injured in the incident. They were taken to Cork University Hospital and Cork Mercy Hospital with injuries described as non-life threatening.

Gardaí believe that there had been an altercation in the house.

The scene has been preserved and the Garda Technical Bureau has been notified. 

Gardaí wish to appeal for witnesses who may have been in or around Dan Corkery Place in the early hours of the morning to contact the incident Room at Macroom Garda Station on 026 20590, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

With reporting by Aisling O’ Rourke

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