Man who died in fatal assault named

The man who died in a fatal assault at a house in Ballyconnell on Thursday has been named as Juris Viktorovs who was originally from Latvia.

A female (aged in her 20s) and a male (aged in his 30s) were arrested at the scene. They are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Bray Garda Station and Baltinglass Garda Station, respectively.

Gardai are asking any person who was in the village of Ballyconnell on Thursday night between 7pm and 8.15pm and who may have camera footage of the area is asked to make this available. Similarly, if any road user was travelling in the area and who may has camera (including dash cam) footage is asked to make this available to investigating Gardaí.

Any person with any information which maybe relevant to the Garda investigation should contact Baltinglass Garda Station on 059 648 2610, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

Investigations are ongoing.

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