Fatal stabbing and arrest, Ballyfermot

by Rose Barrett
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Gardaí are investigating all of the circumstances surrounding the death of a man following an incident in Ballyfermot, Dublin last night.

Shortly after 2.30am, Gardaí and Emergency Services attended at a flat in Claddagh Court, Ballyfermot, where a man aged in his late 30s was found with an apparent stab wound. 

The injured man was treated at the scene by Emergency Services personnel but was pronounced dead a short time later.  

A woman aged in her late 40s has since been arrested by investigating Gardaí and is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Clondalkin Garda Station.  

The body of the deceased remains at the scene which is preserved for forensic and technical examination. The Coroner and Office of the State Pathologist have been notified. 

Investigations are ongoing.

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