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Wednesday 15 August 2018

Jealous ex stabbed man in bed with lover

A MAN will be sentenced next April for stabbing a man he found in bed with his ex-girlfriend.

Leslie O'Brien (27) of Lorcan O'Toole Park, Crumlin, pleaded guilty to assault causing harm to Dylan Fallon in an apartment complex on James's Street on July 19, 2009.

Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard O'Brien had an "on again, off again" relationship with the woman and that they have a child together.

Garda Colin Reynolds told Ms Anne Rowland, prosecuting, that Mr Fallon was sleeping with the woman in her cousin's flat when O'Brien came into the room, sat on him and said, "Are you having sex with my girlfriend? I am going to murder you."

Mr Fallon told gardai O'Brien started to stab him. He said he had used the covers to protect himself. O'Brien was remanded on bail.

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