Belfast Telegraph

Man dies after serious assault in Co Waterford

A man in his twenties has been arrested.

Gardai and emergency services attended the scene of the incident (PA)
Gardai and emergency services attended the scene of the incident (PA)

By David Young, PA

A man has died after being assaulted in Co Waterford.

The victim, aged in his forties, sustained fatal injuries in the incident in the Portlaw area in the early hours of Saturday.

Gardai and emergency services attended the scene and the man was taken to University Hospital Waterford, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

A man in his twenties has been arrested in connection with the assault.

He was detained at Tramore Garda Station.

The scene remained sealed off for a forensic examination on Saturday morning. The state pathologist has been informed.

PA

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