Stabbing victim:Wexford man Kenny Meyler
The Wexford man who suffered stab wounds to his neck after an altercation last Sunday has died in a Perth hospital.
Kenny Meyler, from Wexford Town died just after midnight this morning at the Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.
The 21-year-old sustained a knife wound to his neck following an incident at Helmsley St, in Perth's beachside suburb of Scarborough. he was later taken to hospital in Perth for treatment.
Members of Mr Meyler's family including his mother Meyler’s mother flew into Perth on Tuesday.
Detectives from Mirrabooka police station have charged 32-year-old Vincent Martin Crowe, an Irish national with intent to do grievous bodily harm.
Crowe appeared before Perth Magistrates Court on Monday and has been remanded in custody to appear again on February 25.
A WA Police spokesperson said that the charges may be upgraded, pending the results of a post mortem to be carried out on Kenny Meyler.
The Department of Foreign Affairs are providing consular assistance to the family. Local emigrant welfare group The Claddagh Association are also supporting the family.
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