Murder investigation launched over Limerick pub stabbing

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Garda crime scene investigation

A MURDER investigation has been launched in Limerick after a fatal stabbing occurred at a pub on Saturday night.

Gardai at Mayorstone in Limerick are investigating a fatal stabbing which occurred at a licensed premises at Sexton Street North, Limerick just before midnight last night, Saturday July 7.

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A 24-year-old male received serious stab wounds and was taken to University Hospital Limerick where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

A post mortem examination is scheduled to take place and the Limerick coroner has been notified.

The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination. The Garda Technical Bureau are attending the scene.

No arrests have been made. Investigations are continuing.

Gardaí wish to appeal to witnesses who may have been in the area at the time of the incident or have information to contact them at Mayorstone Garda Station on 061-456980, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.