Man charged in connection with death of Irishman in New York

A man has been charged in connection with the alleged fatal assault of an Irish man in New York in the early hours of Thanksgiving morning.

Twenty-one-year-old Danny McGee, from Co Longford, was found lying unresponsive on the ground outside the Gaslight Bar in Queens shortly before 4am on Thursday morning.

A spokesperson from the New York Police Department¬†confirmed 25-year-old Stephen O’Brien, 42nd Street, Queens, New York had been arrested and charged with assault.

-Noah Harte