BREAKING: Man (56) stabbed to death in Offaly

A rural community in shock

Justin Kelly

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BREAKING: Man (56) stabbed to death in Offaly

The Offaly Express understands that a man has been arrested after a fatal stabbing incident in rural Co. Offaly on Sunday evening.

Emergency services were called to a house in the Ballyfore area of North Co. Offaly, not far from the town of Edenderry at around 7.50pm on Sunday, November 19. 

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Gardai called for ambulance assistance after responding to the scene but sources have informed the Offaly Express that the 56-year-old victim was later pronounced dead. 

We understand that a juvenile male has been taken into Garda custody in relation to the incident and that the scene is preserved pending forensic investigation. 

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