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Attack victim aged 58 dies in hospital

Published 23/08/2015

Gardai are seeking witnesses after a man aged 58 died following a serious assault in Co Kildare
Gardai are seeking witnesses after a man aged 58 died following a serious assault in Co Kildare

A 58 year old man has died after a serious assault in Co Kildare, gardai said.

One man was arrested at the scene in Sarto Park in Naas last night.

The victim was take to Naas General Hospital where he later died.

The 35 year old suspect is being held at Naas Garda station under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

A Garda spokesman said: "The scene is currently preserved and the coroner has been notified."

Investigating gardai have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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