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30th Apr 2021

Unborn baby of woman attacked on Dame Street died after assault

Jade Hayden

The incident occurred on Sunday morning.

The unborn baby of a woman who was brutally attacked on Dublin’s Dame Street died following the assault.

The woman, in her 30s, was attacked by a man believed to be known to her between 4 and 5am on Sunday, April 25.

She was taken to hospital with serious injuries where the baby later died.

The Independent reports that Gardaí have since identified a main suspect in the attack. He has not yet been arrested.

It is believed that the woman was in her third trimester when the assault occurred. The investigation is ongoing.