Cushlawn Estate, Tallaght: Garda Probe Murder After Man, 23 Is Stabbed To Death: UPDATED

27 Aug

Gardai are investigating after a man was stabbed to death in DublinEnlarge Photo

Gardai are investigating after a man was stabbed to death in Dublin

A man has been stabbed to death in Dublin.

The man, 23, was found at a new apartment complex at the Cushlawn Dale estate in Tallaght in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Doctors pronounced him dead at Tallaght Hospital.

The state pathologist has been notified and the Garda technical unit is due to investigate.

NEWS UPDATE:

The man (23) was fatally injured outside a new apartment complex at the Cushlawn Dale estate at about 12.30am.

He was taken to Tallaght hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The scene has been preserved and the services of the Garda Technical Bureau and the State Pathologist have been requested.

No arrests have been made.

An incident room has been established at Tallaght Garda station. Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact gardaí at at Tallaght on 01 6666000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

NEWS UPDATE:

Gardaí have described the killing of 23-year-old man in Tallaght in Dublin last night as a ‘terrible crime’.

 
 Gardaí have been combing the scene of the crime for evidence
Gardaí have been combing the scene of the crime for evidence
 
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One News: Garda probe fatal Tallaght stabbing

One News: Garda probe fatal Tallaght stabbing

 
Gardaí have described the killing of 23-year-old man in Tallaght in Dublin last night as a ‘terrible crime’ and have appealed to the public for information relating to the incident

The victim, who is from the locality, is said to have become involved in what gardaí have described as ‘altercation’ outside shop between two groups of young people from the area.

It spread across the Cushlawn estate in Tallaght, Dublin 24, ending at Cushlawn Dale apartments shortly after midnight

The victim was stabbed a number of times in the chest and was pronounced dead on arrival at Tallaght Hospital.

Gardaí have now launched a murder investigation and are asking the community for help in catching his killer. They are appealing for anyone with information to contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01-6666000.

Supt Lorraine Wheatley said they had already received a very strong response from the public.

Forensic teams have been combing the scene for evidence, and detectives have begun making house-to-house enquiries.

Locals have described the estate as ‘quiet’ and what happened as ‘madness’.

www.garda.ie

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