Man dies following stabbing in Longford

The incident happened on Great Water Street in Longford town

Man dies following stabbing in Longford

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A man has died following a stabbing incident in Longford town.

It happened on Great Water Street shortly before midday.

The man, who is thought to be in his early 30s, was found with chest wounds.

He was brought to Mullingar Hospital, where he was pronounced dead this afternoon.

No arrests have yet been made.

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have been near Great Water Street/Rue Noyal Chetillon Street or the area of the shopping centre between 11.30am and noon today to contact gardaí at Longford on 043-335-0570, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111, or any Garda station.