Gardaí investigating fatal assault in Waterford
Gardaí in Waterford have arrested a man in his 20s following a fatal assault in Portlaw.
Gardaí were called to the scene of a serious assault in the Portlaw area in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Emergency services also attended the scene and a man, aged in his 40s, was taken to University Hospital Waterford where he was pronounced dead a short time later. Gardaí are investigating all of the circumstances of his death.
A man in his 20s was arrested by investigating Gardaí. He is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, at Tramore Garda Station.
The scene is preserved for a forensic and technical examination and the services of the State Pathologist and Garda Technical Bureau have been requested.