Gardaí continue to investigate a fatal stabbing incident that occurred at a house in Carrigaline in the early hours of this morning where a 27-year-old man died after suffering serious stab wounds.
At approximately 3.30a.m. gardaí were called to the scene of a serious assault in Sea View Avenue, Carrigaline where the deceased was discovered with serious stab wounds. Gardaí and emergency services attended to the man but he died at the scene.
His body was removed to Cork University Hospital where a post-mortem examination was carried out, the results of which are not being released for operational reasons.
A second man, aged in his 70s, attended Cork University Hospital with serious stab wounds where he still remains. His injuries are described as serious but non-life threatening.
The 42 year old man, arrested in relation to this incident, remains detained under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.
Gardaí are appealing to any persons who where in the areas of Carragaline and Passage West in the early hours of this morning, who may have noticed any activity which caught their attention or can assist Gardaí to contact them at Togher Garda station on 021 4947120, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.