Man dies following stabbing incident at house in Wicklow 2 years ago

Man dies following stabbing incident at house in Wicklow

Two people have been arrested.

A man has died following a fatal assault that took place in Wicklow on Thursday evening, 10 February.


The man, who was aged in his 30s, was located with fatal injuries inside a house in Ballyconnell, Shillelagh when Gardaí attended the scene at approximately 8.15pm.

At the time of writing on Friday morning, his body remains at the scene.

It is understood that he died following a stabbing incident.

Two people – a woman aged in her 20s and a man aged in his 30s – were arrested at the scene.


Gardaí have said they are investigating all circumstances regarding the assault.

The scene has been preserved so that a technical examination may be carried out.

The office of the State Pathologist has been notified and a post-mortem examination will take place later on Friday.

The two people arrested in connection with the incident have been detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, at Bray Garda Station and Baltinglass Garda Station, respectively.


Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have information in relation to the incident to contact them.

Anyone who was in the village of Ballyconnell on Thursday or any person who noticed any unusual activity in the area is asked to contact investigating Gardaí.

Any person who was in the village between 7pm and 8.15pm and who may have camera footage of the area is asked to make this available.

Similarly, if any road user was travelling in the vicinity and may have camera footage – including dash-cam – they are asked to make this available to Gardaí.


Anyone with relevant information should contact Baltinglass Garda Station on 059 648 2610, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing.