Australian police arrest man in connection with Keohane attack

Police in Australia have arrested another man in connection with a serious attack on an Irishman in Sydney almost two years ago.

David Keohane, 29, was found lying unconscious on the street in the suburb of Coogee following the incident on August 2, 2008. He was found with serious head injuries.

The attack on Mr Keohane left him with permanent brain damage.

One man is already serving a 19-year jail sentence for robbing and inflicting serious bodily harm on the Corkman.

Kane Desmond Tupuolamoui, 21, is the fourth person to be arrested in connecting with the attack.

He was arrested by New South Wales detectives at a house in Darwin's northern suburbs after a tip-off from the public.

His arrest followed a two-month nationwide search.

A judge there has now granted an application for him to be sent to Sydney, where police say they intend to charge him with inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent to murder.


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