Sunday 16 February 2014 11.14
The man was found dead on Spa Street in Portarlington yesterday evening
The garda technical team has arrived at the house in Portarlington where the body of a 26-year-old man was discovered yesterday evening.
The house on Spa Street remains sealed off as a forensic examination takes place.
Dr Margaret Bolster has also arrived at the scene to carry out a preliminary post mortem examination.
The victim had been drinking at the house when a row broke out and he was stabbed.
He is understood to be a Latvian national.
Gardaí have arrested two men and they are being questioned at Portlaoise Garda Station.
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