BREAKING: Forensics team attending scene of fatal stabbing in Dundalk

Gardai confirm injured man has been pronounced dead

Tamara O'Connell

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Tamara O'Connell

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tamara.oconnell@dundalkdemocrat.ie

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The scene of the fatal stabbing on the Avenue Road being technically examined

A FORENSICS team is currently examining the scene of a fatal stabbing on the Avenue Road, Dundalk. Gardai arrived at the scene of the serious incident this morning at  9.07am

Residents in the area have expressed their shock. One resident told The Dundalk Democrat: "I can't believe this has happened. It's like something you read about in the papers that happens somewhere else."

A man (age unknown) has been pronounced dead at the scene. Two other people have also been injured in this incident but their injuries are not serious.

One man has been arrested and is currently detained in Dundalk Garda Station. No further details are available at present.

Update: The Garda dog unit has arrived at the scene of the murder on the Avenue Road. 

There are currently three scenes preserved for technical examination, Avenue Road, Inner Relief Road, and Seatown.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Dundalk Garda Station on 042 9388400, the Garda Confidential Line 1 800 666 111 or any Garda Station.