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30/07/2021

Man charged over alleged fatal assault of Drumlish man in New York

Danny McGee

A man has been charged with assault following thr tragic death of Co Longford man Danny McGee.

A man in his 20s has been charged this evening in connection with an alleged assault which resulted in the death of Drumlish man Danny McGee during the early hours of Thanksgiving morning.

New York Police Department officials have confirmed this evening that an assault charge has been levelled against 25 year old man Steven O'Brien, 50-62 42nd Street, Queens, following an alleged altercation outside the Gas Light Bar .

That incident, which occurred shortly before 4am, culminated in the tragic passing of the talented former Fr Manning Gaels footballer.

Tributes have been pouring into the much loved and respected 21-year-old ever since news of the tragedy broke yesterday evening.

In the interim, the NYPD launched an immediate investigation which resulted in a man presenting himself to police earlier today.

Also read: Young Longford man who died in New York described as terrific sports person and a gentleman

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