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Man to appear before Carrick-on-Suir Court today charged in connection with death of 48 year-old Co. Tipperary man

Aileen Hahesy

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Aileen Hahesy

Man to appear before Carrick-on-Suir Court today charged in connection with death of 48 year-old Co. Tipperary man

Carrick-on-Suir Courthouse

A man aged in his 20s arrested in relation to the fatal assault of a 48 year-old Carrick-on-Suir man in Portlaw, Co. Waterford yesterday, is due to appear before a district court today (Sunday). 

A statement from the Garda Press Office said the man arrested in connection with the fatal assault has been charged and is due to appear before Carrick-on-Suir District Court at 12 noon. 

The deceased man has been named locally as John Butler. He was found in a critical condition at his home at Brown Street, Portlaw in the early hours of yesterday (Saturday) morning and pronounced dead at University Hospital Waterford a short time later.  

A post-mortem on the deceased man is due to be carried out today.