Man stabbed to death in Kerry on Wednesday morning
A man has been stabbed to death in County Kerry.
Gardaí have reported that a man who was stabbed in early hours of Wednesday morning has died of his injuries. They have begun investigating the fatal stabbing, which occurred at Fertha Drive, Caherciveen at approximately 4.35am this morning.
A 33-year-old male received serious stab wounds and was removed by ambulance to University Hospital in Kerry, but was later pronounced dead.
The deceased has not yet been publicly named.
A 30-year-old man was arrested a short time later in connection with this investigation and is currently detained at Killarney Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 – Criminal Justice Act 1984. The man in custody has also not been named.
According to a press statement by An Garda Síochána, a post mortem examination is scheduled to take place today and the local coroner has been notified.
The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination. The Garda Technical Bureau are currently attending the scene.
Gardaí wish to appeal to witnesses who may have been in the area at the time of the incident or have information to contact them at Caherciveen Garda Station on 066-9473600 , The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.