Wexford man stabbed in Perth, Australia, dies
- 17 February 2013
- From the section Europe
A County Wexford man, who was critically injured in a knife attack in Perth last week, has died.
Kenny Meyler, 21, died shortly after midnight local time.
A 32-year-old man has been charged over the incident, which happened in the coastal suburb of Scarborough on Sunday 10 February.
Vincent Martin Crowe was charged with causing grievous bodily harm and is due to appear in court again on 25 February
Arrangements are being made in Australia to bring the body back to Ireland.
Mr Meyler's mother and other relatives travelled to Perth last Tuesday and the Department of Foreign Affairs is providing assistance to them.
A former pupil of CBS Secondary School in Wexford, Mr Meyler had travelled to Austrailia two years ago.