Man in his 50s killed following Waterford assault

Justin Kelly


Justin Kelly


A man in his 50s has died following an assault in Portlaw, Waterford on Thursday afternoon, December 13.

Gardaí investigating the assault have arrested a man in his 20s.

Garda and ambulance services were called to a house in Portlaw at 2.45pm on Thursday.

A man in his 50s was taken from the scene by ambulance to University Hospital Waterford, where he was pronounced dead

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene by Gardaí and is detained at Tramore Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.