Fatal Stabbing In Athy

Investigations Continue After Fatal Stabbing In Athy

Elaine Stenson
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Investigations are continuing into the murder of David Boland in Athy, Co. Kildare.

The 34-year-old from Nurney was stabbed to death during a row in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Gardaí are appealing to motorists who may have dash cam footage from the scene to come forward.

David Boland suffered multiple stab wounds following the altercation on Duke Street at around half five in the morning.

He was rushed to hospital but died from his injuries a number of hours later.

A murder inquiry into the stabbing has been launched and Gardaí say they are following a number of lines of inquiry.

They’re looking to speak to a group of young men seen running from the area around the time of the incident.

The victims car was also taken from the scene and burnt out nearby.

They’re asking anyone with information to contact Athy Garda Station.