Teenager arrested over midlands stabbing expected to be charged or released today

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Teenager arrested over Offaly stabbing expected to be charged or released today

Teenager arrested over midlands stabbing expected to be charged or released today

A 17-year-old boy arrested after a fatal stabbing last week is expected to be charged or released today, according to a Laois Offaly Garda Division spokesperson. 

The juvenile was arrested on Sunday evening after a man was fatally stabbed at a house in the Ballyfore area, close to the town of Edenderry, Offaly. 

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The man is suspected of sustaining a serious stab wound during the incident, and the boy arrested is thought to be a son of the deceased man's partner.

The victim was named on Monday as Italian native, 56-year-old Bruno Rolandi who has been living in Edenderry for more than 15 years. 

More on this story as it develops.

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