Second man arrested in connection with death of Vincent Parsons released without charge

A 26-year-old man arrested yesterday in relation to the death of Vincent Parsons in Killinarden has been released without charge.

On Sunday, September 8, gardai arrested a 26-year-old man "on suspicion of murder in relation to the fatal assault" of Vincent Parsons.

Vincent Parsons

Vincent Parsons

A father-of-two, Vincent Parsons (34), was discovered with head injuries by passers-by in Killinarden Estate on Saturday night, August 24.

Mr Parsons passed away two days later on Monday, August 26.

In a statement released this morning, a Garda spokesperson said: “A 26-year-old man arrested yesterday, Sunday 8 September 2019, in relation to the fatal assault of a man in Kilinarden, Tallaght, on 24 August 2019 was last night, Sunday 8 September 2019, released without charge.

“A file will now be prepared for the information of the Director of Public Prosecutions.”

This was the second arrest in the investigation.

Last month, gardai arrested another man (24) in connection with the investigation.

This man was released without charge on August 29, and a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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