Belfast Telegraph

Youth arrested after man stabbed to death in Edenderry

A youth has been arrested after a man died of stab wounds in Co Offaly.

Gardai detained the juvenile after the incident at a house in Edenderry on Sunday night.

They were called to the house on Green Road, Ballyfore at about 7.50pm following reports that a man had sustained serious stab wounds.

The man was declared dead at the scene.

The arrested youth has been detained at Tullamore Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

The house has been sealed off pending the arrival of the state pathologist and the Garda Technical Bureau, who will carry out a forensic examination.

The dead man's body remained at the scene on Monday morning.

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