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Teenager presents himself at police station after fatal stabbing

The teen presented himself at South Dublin Garda Station on Saturday and is assisting investigating gardai with their inquiries.

(Niall Carson/PA)
(Niall Carson/PA)

A teenager has presented himself at a Dublin Garda station in connection with a fatal stabbing.

An 18-year-old man died after being stabbed at Finsbury Park, in Dundrum at approximately 8.10pm on Friday night.

The man presented himself at South Dublin Garda Station on Saturday and is assisting investigating gardai with their inquiries.

It is understood that a number of people were in the vicinity at the time of the incident.

Investigating officers are now following a definite line of inquiry, and say they are currently not considering any racial motive.

A post-mortem examination was carried out by Deputy State Pathologist Dr Linda Mulligan on Saturday afternoon, and gardai were continuing to examine the scene of the incident on Saturday evening.

Superintendent Martin McGonnell has requested privacy for the family of the deceased at this time and a family liaison officer has been appointed to help relatives.

He expressed his thanks all the members of the public who have provided information in relation to this investigation and continues to appeal to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have information to contact Dundrum Garda Station 01-666 5600, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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