Man charged in connection with fatal assault in Waterford

The man was found unconscious on Lower Strand Street in Tramore

Man charged in connection with fatal assault in Waterford

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Updated at 14:49

A 20 year old man has been charged in connection with a fatal assault in Waterford.

Niall Hewison, from Clarinwood in Tramore, appeared before a special sitting of Waterford District Court today.

A man died following an assault in Waterford in the early hours of this morning. 

Gardaí say the 54 year old was found unconscious on Lower Strand Street in Tramore. 

He was removed to University Hospital Waterford where he was later pronounced dead.

A man has been arrested in connection with the attack and Gardaí are appealing to anyone with information to come forward.