Gardaí are continuing their house to house investigations today into the discovery of a badly injured man at St Stephens Park, Castleisland at around 5.30am on Sunday last January 14th 2018.
The man, in his late 20s, is now reported to be stable at Cork University Hospital.
Serious Head Injuries
He was transferred from University Hospital Kerry after initial treatment for serious head injuries and was on the critical list for a time.
While the investigation is centering on three locals, two have been arrested and one released.
The area where the man was found was at the centre of intensive scrutiny by Garda Scenes of Crime Examiners on Sunday and the investigations and searches have now widened to the general area.
A Blunt Instrument
Investigating Gardaí are conducting intensive searches of gardens and grounds in the wider area and have begun a search of St. John’s Park this morning.
They are appealing for information which they hope will lead them to the discovery of a blunt instrument which they now believe was used in the attack.
Garda Confidential Line
Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact them on 066 71 02300. Or the Garda Confidential line: Tel: 1800 666 111.
This line allows members of the public to call with confidential information relating to matters of crime or other activities.
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