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Teenager charged in connection with student’s murder

Cameron Blair was fatally injured at a house on the Bandon Road in Cork last week.

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A teenager has been charged (Niall Carson/PA)

A teenager has been charged (Niall Carson/PA)

A teenager has been charged (Niall Carson/PA)

A teenager arrested in connection with the murder of Co Cork student Cameron Blair has been charged, gardai have said.

The 20-year-old Cork Institute of Technology student was fatally injured at a house on the Bandon Road in Cork last week.

The second year student from Ballinascarty in west Cork was taken to Cork University Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The incident happened during a house party in the popular student area.

Speaking at Anglesea Street Garda Station, Chief Superintendent Barry McPolin said: “Today’s charges into the murder of Cameron Blair highlight that we in An Garda Siochana are continuing our unrelenting efforts in tackling serious crime.”

The accused, who is in his late teens, was due to appear at a special sitting of Cork City District Court on Friday night.

PA