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Man dead and another injured following attack at funeral in Kerry

Man dead and another injured following attack at funeral in Kerry

A man has died following an incident at a funeral in Co. Kerry.

RTÉ reports that a male was attacked while attending a burial at Rathass Cemetery prior to a funeral at St. John's Church (pictured), on the outskirts of Tralee town shortly before 12 pm on Wednesday, October 5th.

One other individual, reported to be the man's wife, is believed to have been seriously injured in the incident. She is currently receiving treatment at Kerry General Hospital.

The couple is believed to be from the Cork city area.

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The cemetery is sealed off and gardaΓ­ investigations are at an early stage with members of the force speaking to mourners in attendance.

Anyone who may have witnessed the attack or can assist ardai with their inquiries is asked to contact Tralee Garda Station on 066-7102300 or any garda station.

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