Man due in court over Waterford stabbing

A 35-year-old man was arrested after the incident

Man due in court over Waterford stabbing

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A man in his 30s is due in court this morning in relation to a fatal stabbing in Waterford.

In the early hours of Saturday morning, gardaí were called to New Street in the city where they discovered that a 28-year-old man had been stabbed.

He was taken to University Hospital Waterford, where he was pronounced dead.

A 35-year-old man was arrested nearby, and questioned under Section 4 of The Criminal Justice Act.

He is due to appear before Waterford District Court this morning.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses who may have been in the New Street/John Street area between 3.00am and 4.00am to contact them.

They can contact the incident room in Waterford garda station on 051-305-300, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line at 1800-666-111 or any garda station.