10 Aug 2022

Stabbing death upgraded to murder by Gardaí who make new public appeal


BREAKING: Newbridge stabbing incident is now a murder investigation

Man died in late

Laois Offaly Kildare Divisional Gardaí are treating the stabbing to death of a man as murder and issued an appeal to the public for help as part of the investigation.

A garda statement confirmed that following a post-mortem examination by the office of the State Pathologist, investigating gardaí upgraded their investigation into the death of a man in his 30s following a stabbing incident in Newbridge on April 7.

Gardaí also appealed for anyone who may have witnessed this incident to come forward. They are particularly appealing to those with camera footage from the Main Street / Thomas Street area of the town at between 5.30pm and 8pm on the date of the incident to make it available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the incident room at Newbridge garda station 045 431 212, the garda confidential line 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

A man in his 30s arrested at the time of the incident is currently before the courts charged in connection with the case.

Investigations are ongoing.

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