Man dies following alleged assault in Kilkenny 8 months ago

Man dies following alleged assault in Kilkenny

A 46-year-old man has died in Kilkenny following an alleged assault on Thursday.

The alleged assault occurred at a house on Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny at approximately 4am on Thursday morning.

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene and the man was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital but he died there on Thursday night.

A post mortem examination is expected to take place on Friday.

A man in his 30s and a woman in her 20s were arrested in relation to this incident by investigating Gardaí.

The woman was released without charge on Thursday pending a file to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The man remains in Garda custody under the provisions of Section 4, Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Kilkenny Garda Station.

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination and investigations are ongoing.