Gardai in Tallaght appealing for witnesses to fatal stabbing as man's body is removed from scene

Gardai in Tallaght are this afternoon appealing for witnesses to the fatal stabbing of a man in Tallaght in the early hours of this morning.

Emergency services were alerted to an incident at a house on Deerpark Avenue and arrived at the scene at around 4.40am.

Deerpark murder scene 18022017

There they found an unresponsive male (32) with suspected stab wounds.

In a statement released by gardai a spokesperson said: “Gardaí wish to appeal to witnesses who may have been in the Deerpark Avenue or may have heard a disturbance between 4am and 5.30am this morning to contact them at Tallaght Garda Station on 01 666 6000, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.”

Forensic teams have been at the scene in Tallaght since early morning, and the body of the man has now been removed.

Deerpark murder scene 1 18022017

According to reports, another premises in the estate was searched this morning, while gardai continue door to door enquires this afternoon.

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