Coolock assault victim dies

Coolock assault victim dies

A Polish man who was assaulted in Dublin at the weekend has died in hospital.

The 27-year-old was attacked at Newtown Industrial Estate in Coolock in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Lukas Rzeszutko was on his way to work at the Newtown Industrial Estate in Coolock at around 5am on Saturday morning when he was attacked.

He was badly beaten and suffered serious head injuries. He was later found lying on the side of the road and was rushed to Beaumont Hospital.

This evening he lost his fight for life.

Earlier today, a 20-year-old man was brought before the Dublin District Court charged in connection with the incident.

Edward Byrne, of the YMCA Hostel in Dublin 8, was charged with assault causing harm and was remanded in custody. He's to appear in court again on Friday.

Two teenagers were also arrested in connection with the incident, they're still being questioned by Gardaí.


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