Juvenile Released Without Charge In Fatal Stabbing

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Gardaí investigating the fatal stabbing of a 54-year-old man at a house in Co. Offaly have today released a minor without charge.

The Italian national suffered fatal wounds after he was stabbed twice at a home on Green Road, Ballyfore, Edenderry, Co. Offaly, on November 19th.

Gardaí had arrested a juvenile in relation to the incident which is deemed to be ‘a tragic domestic incident’.

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There were four people suspected to be in the house at the time of the incident, including the deceased, and a dog was also taken from the scene yesterday afternoon.

Today authorities have confirmed the 17-year-old’s release from custody without charge, with a file now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.