Two men re-arrested in connection with fatal assault on Vincent Parsons

by Padraig Conlon
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Two men in their 20s have been re-arrested in relation to a fatal assault on a man in Killindarden on 24th August.

The two were arrested this morning and are being held at Tallaght Garda Station.

Vincent Parsons, a father of two from Clondalkin, was found with serious head injuries in the Killinarden estate and died two days later in hospital.

Mr Parsons, who had no involvement in crime, was out socialising with friends in Killinarden House on the night of Saturday 24th August.

According to gardai, an altercation occurred in the pub which then moved to the street outside.

Following this, Vincent Parsons then left on foot at around 11pm and was followed by two men who caught up with him outside Killinarden post office and attacked him.

He was discovered with head injuries by passers-by in Killinarden Estate and was taken to Tallaght Hospital in a critical condition.

Gardaí say the investigation into Vincent Parson’s death are ongoing.

The men are currently being detained at Tallaght Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

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