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Gardaí investigating the fatal assault of a 20 year old man that occurred at a house on Bandon Road, Cork on Thursday 16th January 2020, have today, Thursday 23rd January 2020, arrested a male youth in his late teens in connection with this investigation.
The male youth is currently being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Togher Garda Station.
Statement from Gardaí re. the murder of Cameron Blair on Bandon Road, Cork on 16th Jan 2020
The post-mortem examination that took place this afternoon at Cork University Hospital has been completed. The results of the post-mortem are not being released for operational reasons.
Gardaí are again appealing for anyone who has any information to contact us. Anyone who was in the Bandon Road area between 8pm and 10pm who witnessed anything or anyone with dash cam or mobile phone footage is asked to contact Togher Garda Station on 021-494 7120, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.
No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.
A man in his 20s has died following a stabbing incident on the Bandon Road overnight.
At approximately 9.20 pm, Gardaí received a report of an assault in which a 20 year old man had received serious injuries. The man was brought to Cork University Hospital but was later pronounced dead.
Gardaí issued the following statement last night: “Gardaì are currently at the scene of an assault incident on Bandon Road, Cork. A man in his 20s has been brought to CUH with what is believed to be life threatening injuries. Witnesses are asked to contact Bridewell Station on 021- 4943330”
An incident room has been set up at Togher Gardaí station and a senior investigating officer has been appointed. CCTV is being gathered and door to door enquiries are commencing this morning.
The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination by the local Scenes of Crime unit. The local Coroner and the office of the State Pathologist has been informed. A post mortem is scheduled to take place today. The Bandon Road remains closed as a result.
Gardaí are appealing for anyone who has any information to contact us. Anyone who was in the Bandon Road area between 8pm and 10pm who witnessed anything or anyone with dash cam or mobile phone footage is asked to contact Togher Garda Station on 021-494 7120, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.
Anyone who does have any details or video footage is asked to contact Gardaí and not to share it on social media.
— paul colton (@ThePaulColton) January 17, 2020
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