Second man arrested in connection with Athy murder investigation into death of David Boland

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Second man arrested in connection with Athy murder investigation into death of David Boland

Scene of the stabbing in Athy yesterday

Gardaí investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 34 year old man in Athy yesterday, Thursday November 1, have this morning arrested a second man.

It is understood he in his mid 20s and is currently detained at Naas Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. 

A man in his late 20s is currently detained at Kildare Garda station under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

"Gardaí are appealing in particular to motorists and drivers of white delivery vans who were in the vicinity of Duke St at approximately 5.30am on the morning of the 1st of November 2018 to contact Athy Garda Station on 059-8634210, the Garda Confidential line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station," said a garda statement.