Gardaí hold two men for questioning in Coolock

Sat, Nov 3, 2012, 00:00

Gardaí have arrested two men in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 22-year-old outside his family home in Dublin on Monday.

Shane O’Connor, with an address at St Donagh’s Road, Donaghmede, Dublin, was found on the street with stab wounds at approximately 7am on Monday. He was taken to Beaumont Hospital but died a short time later.

The two arrested for questioning yesterday included a man in his mid-twenties. He was detained for questioning in Coolock Garda station under section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act. A second man, also in his mid-twenties, was arrested earlier yesterday and was also detained at Coolock Garda station. Mr O’Connor was known to gardaí and had been investigated twice for assaults on his girlfriend.