Man arrested in connection with death of Vincent Parsons released without charge

A 24-year-old male arrested in connection with the investigation into the murder of Vincent Parsons has been released without charge.

According to a Garda statement this afternoon, a 24-year-old man, who was arrested on Wednesday, August 28, was released without charge today, Thursday, August 29.

Vincent Parsons

Vincent Parsons 

A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). 

According to a Garda spokesperson: “Investigating gardai are continuing their appeal to the public for information and are particularly appealing to those who were in the vicinity of a public house in Killinarden on Saturday night between 10pm and 11pm to come forward."

Vincent Parsons (34), with an address in the Clondalkin area, was discovered with head injuries by passers-by in Killinarden Estate late on Saturday night (August 24).

It’s understood he had sustained a number of head injuries during an incident in and around a nearby public house where he had been socialising.

The father-of-two was rushed to Tallaght University Hospital by gardai where he was pronounced dead on Monday (August 26).

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tallaght Garda Station on 6666000 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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