Gardai launch murder investigation after death of young Tallaght man

Gardaí in Tallaght have this evening launched a murder investigation following the death of a 20 year old man. 

The young man was discovered on the Old Blessington Road, in Tallaght village, on Wednesday, November 1, at approximately 3am with serious head injuries.

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He was brought by emergency services to Tallaght Hospital but was transferred to Beaumont Hospital – where he passed away today, November 13, as a result of his injuries.

A Post Mortem examination was carried out and the investigation has now been upgraded to murder.

According to gardai, a 20 year old man was arrested in the Tallaght area this afternoon in relation to the investigation and is currently detained at Tallaght Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 – Criminal Justice Act 1984. 

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