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Man dies in hospital following serious assault in Co Sligo

The man, late 30s, was brought to hospital with an apparent head injury on Tuesday evening.

LAST UPDATE | 21 Apr 2022

A MAN IN his late 30s has died following a serious assault in Co Sligo.

The man was brought to hospital with an apparent head injury. 

He later died at Beaumont Hospital.

A post-mortem will be carried out and the results will determine the course of the garda investigation.

The assault occurred on Tuesday evening at Rockwood Parade, Co Sligo.

Emergency services attended the scene shortly after 6pm and treated the man before he was removed to Sligo University Hospital and transferred to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin.

The scene was preserved and a forensic examination has been conducted.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. Anyone who was in te area on Tuesday evening between 5pm and 6.15pm who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) are asked to make it available to them.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Sligo Garda Station (071) 915 7000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station,” a garda spokesperson said.

Investigations are ongoing.