Man killed following suspected assault in Co. Kildare

Garda have confirmed that shortly after 9 pm on Friday, July 31, 2020, a man in his 30s was discovered with serious injuries at Glenaree Bridge, Rathangan, County Kildare.

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The man was taken by ambulance to Naas General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A post-mortem is scheduled to take place at a later date and will be conducted by the State Pathologist.

Following Garda enquiries, a man in his 20s was later arrested in relation to the incident.

He is currently being detained at Kildare Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

The scene is currently preserved and the services of the Garda Technical Bureau have been requested.

Investigations are ongoing.