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Ireland Man stabbed to death in 'row over parking space' in Kingswood, West Dublin named locally

22:05  25 february  2020
22:05  25 february  2020 Source:   msn.com

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a group of people walking down a street next to a car: Gardai remove the remains of Gareth Kelly from the scene of a fatal stabbing at Brownsbarn Wood, Kingswood © Collins Gardai remove the remains of Gareth Kelly from the scene of a fatal stabbing at Brownsbarn Wood, Kingswood A mother of three is being questioned by gardai after a man in his 20s was stabbed to death.

Gardai are investigating whether the incident is connected to an alleged row over a parking space.

The victim, named locally as Gareth Kelly, bled to death beside his car outside the house where he was staying in the Brownsbarn Wood estate in Kingswood, West Dublin.

Gardai trying to establish a motive for the shocking killing were probing if a row erupted after Mr Kelly parked his car space overnight.

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A women in her 30s – understood to be a mum of three – was arrested close to the scene within hours of the horrific discovery at 7am yesterday.

Early indications suggested there was no known relationship between the two.

Green Party councillor Peter Kavanagh said the incident came as a shock to residents.

He told the Irish Mirror: “It is not a place that has a high crime problem but as we have seen in recent months this can strike anywhere.”

Gardai are not treating the suspected murder as any kind of domestic dispute.

a truck on a city street: Gardai pictured this morning at the scene of a fatal stabbing at Brownsbarn Wood, Kingswood. © Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin Gardai pictured this morning at the scene of a fatal stabbing at Brownsbarn Wood, Kingswood. Sources said the alleged victim’s family insisted the suspect had no relationship with the dead man who is believed to originally be from the Tallaght area of South Dublin.

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The woman being questioned is believed to have been present when the man was stabbed several times as he tried to start his car.

Gardai yesterday removed a Skoda Octavia which was parked next to where the victim bled to death.

The bonnet was open and appeared to have jump leads attached, witnesses reported.

It car was taken away on a salvage truck for tests.

Gardai are trying to establish if the man was attacked as he tried to start the vehicle early yesterday morning.

a truck on a city street: Gardai pictured this morning at the scene of a fatal stabbing at Brownsbarn Wood, Kingswood. © Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin Gardai pictured this morning at the scene of a fatal stabbing at Brownsbarn Wood, Kingswood. Detectives at Clondalkin Garda station were last night questioning the woman in a bid to establish a motive or any connection to the dead man. She can be held for up to 24 hours.

The stabbing shattered the peace in the quiet estate of 43, two-storey townhouses close to Citywest and the village of Rathcoole.

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Shocked residents woke after 7am to find a crime scene outside their doors.

Gardai quickly taped off the entrance to the estate and householders had to pass through a cordon to get in or out.

Officers erected a blue crime scene tent next to where the body of the victim lay on the freezing road beside two cars. The house where it is believed he was staying with his partner is one of two in front of an area of mature trees in the estate.

There are parking spaces in front of the properties in the quiet enclave which is home to dozens of families and children.

The Garda Technical Bureau carried out a forensic examination on the roadway.

The victim’s body lay at the scene for a number of hours before an ambulance arrived to remove the man’s remains shortly before noon. Shocked locals and passersby stood back as the vehicle carrying the body was waved through the cordon.

A forensic team also examined a house at the scene. It is just feet from where the victim’s body lay.

a group of police officers riding on the back of a truck: Gardai pictured this morning at the scene of a fatal stabbing at Brownsbarn Wood, Kingswood. © Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin Gardai pictured this morning at the scene of a fatal stabbing at Brownsbarn Wood, Kingswood.

The blinds were pulled on both floors of the well-kept, two-storey townhouse which was also cordoned off behind the crime scene tape.

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The body lay close to signs warning drivers of “children at play” testifying to the family nature of the estate. Shortly after the victim’s remains were removed a distressed woman arrived and was ushered away from the scene by uniformed gardai.

The woman in custody is currently the only suspect in the case and has been arrested on suspicion of the dead man’s murder.

She was brought to Clondalkin station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 for questioning.

Locals expressed shock at the violent death on their doorstep, adding it was a quiet estate where “nothing like this had happened before”.

a street scene with focus on the corner of a building: Clondalkin Garda Station © Google Maps Clondalkin Garda Station

One man told reporters: “We have had a couple of incidents in Citywest but we’ve never had anything down here. It’s a good, quiet estate.

“We were messaging into the

WhatsApp group this morning and we just couldn’t believe it was so close. We couldn’t believe it happened here.”

A Garda statement yesterday said: “Gardai in Clondalkin have arrested a woman, aged in her 30s, following a fatal stabbing in the Brownsbarn estate, Kingswood area, near Citywest, Co Dublin, which occurred in the early hours of this morning.

“A male, aged in his late 20s, received fatal injuries as a result of the stabbing incident.

“An Garda Siochana are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the fatal stabbing as there is no known motive at this time.

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“Gardai are appealing to anyone who was in the Brownsbarn estate and

Kingswood area between the hours of 6am and 7am today who may have information in relation to this incident to come forward.

“Gardai are particularly appealing to road users who may have camera footage.

“Anyone with any information should contact Clondalkin Garda station on 01 666 7600, the Garda confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.”

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