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Man Arrested After Woman (20s) Fatally Assaulted In Dublin

Marita Moloney
Marita Moloney

05:31 17 Apr 2021


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Gardaí are investigating after a woman in her 20s was fatally assaulted in Dublin today.

The incident occurred in Melville Drive, Finglas, shortly after 2pm this afternoon.

A woman, aged in her 20s, received fatal injuries during the incident.

Emergency services attended the scene and the woman was taken to Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown.

She was pronounced dead a short time later.

The scene is currently preserved and a technical examination is to be carried out by the Garda Technical Bureau.

A man in his 20s has been arrested in connection with the death of the woman.

He was taken to Finglas Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information in relation to this incident to come forward.

They are particularly asking for anyone who was in the Melville Drive area of Finglas, Dublin 11 this afternoon between 1.30pm and 2.30pm to come forward.

People with any information are asked to contact Finglas Garda Station on 01 666 7500, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

Gardaí say their investigations are ongoing.

Main image: File photo. Credit: Photo: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie


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