Man killed in samurai sword attack in Cork named locally

Man Killed In Samurai Sword Attack In Cork Named Locally
Ian Baitson. Photo: Garda Press Office
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James Cox

A man who was killed during an attack with a samurai sword has been named locally.

Ian Baitson, from Cobh in Cork, died after the incident which took place in a car park on the Newtown Road on Friday night.


The father of one was brought to Cork University Hospital with serious injuries to his leg and passed away earlier on Tuesday.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with any information about the attack to come forward.

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