Europe

Man, 42, questioned over Naas death

  • 17 May 2014
  • From the section Europe
Irish police
Image caption Irish police are questioning a 42-year-old man

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 20-year-old man in Naas, County Kildare, in the Republic of Ireland.

Irish police said a group of youths became involved in an altercation with another man at Harbour View in the town on Friday 16 May at about 22:20 BST.

One man suffered head injuries and was found unconscious at the scene by gardaĆ­.

He was taken to Naas General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

A 42-year-old man was arrested at the scene and is being questioned at Naas Garda Station.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place on Saturday and police forensic officers are examining the scene.