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09th Jun 2024

Man dies following suspected stabbing in Dublin overnight

Simon Kelly

Gardaí have launched an investigation.

A man killed in a suspected stabbing in the Dublin suburb of Finglas overnight has been named locally as 34-year-old father-of-two Mark Carroll.

Gardaí and emergency services were called to the scene shortly after 1am in the Scribblestown area.

Mr Carroll was found inside a house with serious injuries and was transported to Connolly Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Gardaí are now on the hunt for the perpetrator of the alleged attack and have established an incident room at Finglas Garda Station.


Man dies following suspected stabbing in Dublin overnight

In a statement to JOE on Sunday afternoon, a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána said: “Gardaí in Finglas are investigating the death of a man following an incident in Finglas, Dublin 11, on Sunday, June 9th, 2024.

“Shortly after 1am, Gardaí and emergency services attended a residence in the Scribblestown area where a man in his 30s was found with serious injuries.

“He was treated at the scene and transported by ambulance to Connolly Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.

“The office of the State Pathologist has been notified, and a post-mortem examination will be arranged.

“The scene is preserved for examination by the Garda Technical Bureau.

“A senior investigating officer (SIO) has been appointed to lead the inquiry, and an incident room has been established at Finglas Garda Station.

“Additionally, a Garda Family Liaison Officer (FLO) has been assigned to keep the deceased’s family informed of developments.

“Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward, particularly those who were in the Scribblestown area between midnight and 1am.

“Additionally, individuals with video recordings, including motorists with dash cams, from the area within the timeframe are asked to provide footage to investigating Gardaí.”

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