A scene cordoned off by Gardai in Athlone this morning.

Arrests in fatal assault investigation

Gardaí investigating the fatal assault of a man in Athlone which occurred in the early hours of this morning, have arrested two men under suspicion of assault.

The men, one aged in his 30s and one in his late teens are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Athlone Garda Station.

The post-mortem remains ongoing this evening.

Investigations are ongoing.

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