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Gardaí issue new appeal for information on Nassau St death

Gardaí are looking for information to help identify the man who died after he was struck by a bus in Dublin city centre.

GARDAÍ HAVE ISSUED a new appeal for information to help identify the man who died on Thursday night at the junction of Nassau Street and Dawson Street in Dublin’s city centre.

The man was struck by a passing bus when he fell or was pushed onto the road. He was pronounced dead at the scene and Gardaí said they were treating the death as “suspicious”. Yesterday Gardaí arrested a man in his late 20s in relation to the incident.

The description of the deceased is as follows:

White male, aged mid to late 20s, 6ft approximately in height, dark hair (unkempt) slim build, gaunt features, wearing 3 layers of clothes on upper body:

  • grey hoody – closest to skin
  • black woollen jumper with a ¼ zip up to neck, and,
  • black windbreaker

He had black tracksuit bottoms under blue jeans and had a navy cloth belt with a silver clasps. He was also wearing white puma runners and had an orange high vis jacket in his pocket.

Gardaí said  the man was also wearing a yellow coral shell effect necklace.

He had no wallet or ID and just some coins in his pocket. He had a blue disposable cigarette lighter and a set of keys with an unique key ring of a dried cigarette butt in a plastic container.

The man has extensive tattoos described as follows:

  • Right chest – monochrome tattoo depicting a dragon
  • Right upper arm – monochrome tattoo depicting a dragon with a smaller tattoo under it depicting what appears to be of a scorpion
  • Left upper arm / shoulder – full length ‘half sleeve’ of individual monochrome graphics
  • Right upper tight – polochrome tattoo depicting a small dragon.

He also had a mouth piercing with a white stud with red stripes and a tongue piercing with a silver stud.

Garda are aware from investigations that the deceased got on a Dublin Bus in Jobstown Tallaght at 3:58 pm on the evening of his death and got off it in the Dublin 8 area approximately one hour later.

Anyone with information about the man’s identity are asked to contact Pearse Street Garda station on 01 – 666 9000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

Read: Man arrested in connection with Dublin pedestrian death>

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