Man arrested in Cork to appear in Kerry court in relation to fatal assault

Thomas Dooley, 43, was fatally wounded at a funeral in Rathass Cemetery in Tralee.
Man arrested in Cork to appear in Kerry court in relation to fatal assault

Thomas Dooley, 43, pictured here with his wife, was fatally wounded at a funeral in Rathass Cemetery in Tralee on Wednesday.

A man in his 30's is to appear in court in Kerry this morning in relation to a fatal assault that occurred in Tralee, Co Kerry on Wednesday, October 5.

Thomas Dooley, 43, was fatally wounded at a funeral in Rathass Cemetery in Tralee on Wednesday.

Mr Dooley was from Killarney and his wife Siobhan Dooley was also injured in the incident.

A major investigation was launched and yesterday two men were arrested separately in Cork city and brought to Tralee Garda Station. 

A man in his 30s was arrested in the city in the early hours of Thursday morning followed by the arrest of a man in his 40s in the afternoon. 

"The man (30s) who was arrested in connection with a fatal assault which occurred in Tralee, Co.Kerry on Wednesday, 5th October 2022, has been charged," a garda spokesperson said this morning. 

He will appear before Kenmare District Court this morning.

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