A young Wexford man has died in Perth after suffering a stab wound to the neck last weekend.
Kenny Meyler, 21, from Wexford town, died just after midnight this morning.
Police arrived at a unit on Helmsley St, in the beachside suburb of Scarborough, at 2pm last Sunday after reports of several men fighting.
Following the incident, Mr Meyler was taken to hospital with a stab wound to the neck.
Mr Meyler’s mother and two relatives flew into Perth on Tuesday.
Detectives from Mirrabooka police station have charged Irish national Vincent Martin Crowe, 32, with intent to do grievous bodily harm.
He appeared before Perth Magistrates Court on Monday and has been remanded in custody to appear again on February 25.
A WA Police spokesperson told the Irish Echo that charges may be upgraded, pending the results of a post mortem.
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) are providing consular assistance to the family. Local emigrant welfare group The Claddagh Association are also supporting the family.