BREAKING: Man dies following stabbing in Longford town

Aoife Carberry

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Aoife Carberry

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BREAKING: Man dies following stabbing in Longford town

Gardaí in Longford are appealing for the public's assistance following a fatal stabbing in Longford town this morning, Tuesday, November 1.

The incident occurred in the Great Water Street area of Longford town at approximately 11.50am.

The man, believed to be in his early 30s sustained chest wounds. He was removed to the Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar, where he was sadly pronounced dead this afternoon. 

The scene has been preserved for technical examination. There have been no arrests at this stage.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have been in the Great Water Street/Rue Noyal Chatillon area or around the Longford Shopping Centre between 11.30am and 12 noon today to contact Longford Gardaí on 043-3350570, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.