Man arrested after death of 20-year-old in Naas

Young male died after receiving head injuries during an altercation at Harbour View

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

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

Sat, May 17, 2014, 08:30

A young man has died in Co Kildare following an altercation with another man last night.

Gardaí in Naas are investigating the incident which occured at about 10.20pm at Harbour View when a number of youths became involved in an altercation with a male.

A 20-year-old man received head injuries during the altercation and was unconcious when gardaí arrived. The responding gardaí administer first aid and the man was then taken by ambulance to Naas hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

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

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination. The office of the State Pathologist has also been notified with a post mortem due today.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Naas Garda station on 045 884300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.