Man injured in Killorglin assault dies

A man injured in an assault in Killorglin yesterday morning has died.

The alleged assault took place in The Square, Killorglin at 2.15 yesterday morning.

The victim, Stephen O’Connor from Glencar who was in his early 30s, suffered serious injuries in the incident.

Mr O’Connor was taken to University Hospital Kerry with serious head injuries following the alleged assault yesterday morning.

He was later transferred to Cork University Hospital, where he passed away this afternoon.

The investigation is continuing and no arrests have yet been made.

Gardaí are appealing to witnesses who were in the Killorglin area around 2.15am yesterday morning to contact them.

They are particularly interested in talking to taxi drivers and motorists with dashcam footage.

Killarney Garda Station can be contacted on 064 6671160 or the Garda Confidential Line is 1800 666 111.