Man (32) arrested in connection with fatal assault in Limerick

Gerard Freyne died from his injuries two days after the attack

Man (32) arrested in connection with fatal assault in Limerick

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Gardaí have arrested a man over with the fatal assault of Gerard Freyne in Limerick.

The 51-year-old victim was attacked on Lord Edward Street in the city at around 7.45pm on Wednesday evening.

It is believed he had been in an altercation with another man who fled the scene.

Mr Freyne was taken to hospital but died from his injuries yesterday morning.

A 32-year-old man was arrested in Limerick this morning in connection with the death.

He is being detained at Roxboro Road garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.