A 36-year-old man is due in court today, charged in connection with the death of a woman at a psychiatric hospital in Waterford on Friday night.
Marie O’Brien, 55, died after being stabbed at St Otteran’s hospital, where she had lived for the past decade.
Another patient and a staff member were injured in the attack.
It is understood the woman was stabbed at least once during the attack which happened at around 7pm in a building in the grounds of the hospital on Friday night.
Another female patient and a woman who worked there were injured in the incident and treated at University Hospital Waterford.
Their injuries are not life threatening.