April 5, 2020
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Man who died following Kilkenny assault named as father-of-five Liam Edward O’Sullivan

The man who died following an alleged assault in Kilkenny on Thursday morning has been named as father-of-five Liam Edward O’Sullivan aged 46.

Mr O’Sullivan died as a result of a head injury and while a post-mortem examination has been completed,  Gardaí  are not releasing the results for operational reasons.

A man arrested in connection with the incident remains in Garda custody at Kilkenny Garda station following the incident at a house on High Hayes Terrace, on the city’s Castlecomer Road.

His period of detention has been extended and he can be questioned until Saturday morning.

A woman who had been arrested in connection with the incident was released from Garda custody previously.

Gardaí have appealed for informational, particularly from people who were in the Castlecomer Road or Gashouse Lane area between 3.30am and 5.30am on Thursday morning.

Anyone with information, including camera footage, can contact Kilkenny Garda Station on 056-7775000.

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