17-year-old released without charge after fatal Waterford stabbing

Justin Kelly

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17-year-old released without charge after fatal Waterford stabbing

17-year-old released without charge after fatal Waterford stabbing

A 17-year-old has been released without charge this morning and a file is being prepared for the DPP as the gardaí continue to probe the circumstances of a fatal stabbing in Waterford. 

At approximately 3.40am on Thursday morning, Gardaí and emergency services were called to an incident at Shanakiel, Dunmore East where a 25-year-old man was discovered and treated for an apparent stab wound.

He was removed by Ambulance to University Hospital Waterford where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

A man in his teens (17) has been arrested by Gardaí and was detained at Waterford Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to contact them. They are particularly appealing to anyone who was in the Shanakiel area of Dunmore East in the early hours of this morning (26/7/2018) to come forward and contact the incident room at Waterford Garda Station on 051-305300 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

The investigation is ongoing.