Murder of man in Dublin yesterday spurs appeal for witnesses

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Murder of man in Dublin yesterday spurs appeal for witnesses
7:53 Monday 17th of July 2017

A murder during the early hours of yesterday morning in Dublin is now under investigation.

Yesterday, at approximately 3.05am Gardaí attend at North Street, Swords, where a male was found with serious injuries. He was attended to by Medical Personnel but was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene. The deceased male, believed to be in his 30s, remains at the scene.

The scene at North Street is preserved for an examination. The road has been closed from the junction of North Street/Seatown Road to North Street/Entrance to Carnegie Court Apartments.

The man was arrested in the Dublin area and is currently detained at Swords Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 – Criminal Justice Act 1984.

Investigations are continuing.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses who may have been in or around North Street between 1.30am and 3am this morning or to anyone who may had drove around the area and have ‘Dash Cam’ footage from their vehicle,  to contact Swords Garda Station on 01 6664700, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.


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