Two arrested and charged over 2021 death of four-year-old boy in Limerick 2 months ago

Two arrested and charged over 2021 death of four-year-old boy in Limerick

The boy died in Rathbane in March of 2021.

Gardaí investigating the death of a four-year-old boy in Limerick that occurred in March of 2021 have arrested and charged two individuals in connection with the incident.

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The man – aged in his 30s – and the woman – aged in her 20s – were both arrested on Thursday (6 October) and have been formally charged.

Both are due to appear before Limerick District Court on Friday morning.

The four-year-old boy, named locally as Mason TJ O'Connell-Conway, suffered fatal injuries at a house in Rathbane on Saturday, 13 March of last year.

The boy was taken by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick, and then transferred to Cork University Hospital.

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He was later transferred to Temple Street Children's Hospital following the incident, where he sadly passed away on Tuesday, 16 March.

Investigations are ongoing at this time.