Irishman dies following stabbing in Australia

first_imgTHE DEPARTMENT OF Foreign Affairs has confirmed that Wexford man Kenny Meyler has died following an attack in which he was stabbed in the neck last week in Australia.The victim was reportedly stabbed in the neck with a large carving knife at around 2.30pm last Sunday afternoon local time at a property in Helmsley Street in Perth, Western Australia.A spokesperson for the department told TheJournal.ie that a number of family members are heading to Perth and the department is offering consular assistance to them.A 32-year-old man appeared before Perth Magistrates Court on Monday charged in connection with the incident. He was remanded to appear again before the court later this month.Related: Irishman, 21, stabbed in western Australia>last_img

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