Gardai Investigate Fatal Stabbing At Dublin Mental Support Centre

David Layde
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Gardai are investigating after a man was stabbed to death at a mental health support centre in Dublin.

It happened this morning in Clontarf and a man’s been arrested. The stabbing happened on St Lawrence’s Road just after 7:15 this morning.

The victim, a man in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene and in the last few minutes, his body has been removed from the area.

A man in his 20s has been arrested in connection with the stabbing.

Local councillor and former lord mayor Nial Ring said there’s never been an incident of this kind at the facility before.

The centre offers support for people with mental health issues, including some housing units.

The HSE says families have been notified and residents of the facility have been moved to alternative accommodation.