Wed, 23 Sep 2020

CO CORK, Ireland - A teenager has been arrested in connection with the fatal assault of a 20-year old youth in Cork on 16 January, this year.

The young man, in his late teens, was arrested on Thursday. He is being detained at Togher Garda Station.

The 20-year old youth, the subject of the assault, was found seriously injured at a house on Bandon Road, Cork on Thursday 16 January 2020.

At approximately 9:20 pm that night garda received a report of an assault in which a 20-year old man had received serious injuries. The man was treated at the scene before being rushed to Cork University Hospital where he later died.

A post mortem has been carried out but as per the usual protocol, details have not been released.

An incident room has been set up at Togher Garda station and a senior investigating officer has been leading the investigation. CCTV ihas gathered and door to door enquiries have been carried out.

Anyone who was in the Bandon Road area between 8pm and 10pm who witnessed anything or anyone with dash cam or mobile phone footage is asked to contact Togher Garda Station on 021-494 7120, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.

Gardai have also asked that anyone who has any details or video footage to contact them and not to share it on social media.

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