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Man dies following Sligo assault

Apr 21, 2022 08:04 By News Northern Sound
Man dies following Sligo assault Man dies following Sligo assault
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Gardai say they are treating the man's death as suspicious.

A man has died following a serious assault in Sligo.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to the attack, which happened on Tuesday evening.

The man in his late 30s suffered a head injury in the attack on Tuesday evening in the Rockwood Parade area of Sligo town.

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Gardai say emergency services attended the scene shortly after 6pm - the man was taken to Sligo University Hospital, but was later transferred to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin where he was later pronounced dead.

A post mortem will be carried out but Gardai say they are treating the man's death as suspicious.

The scene of the attack was also preserved and a forensic examination has been carried out.

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Detectives are appealing for witnesses to the incident to come forward, and for anyone who was in the vacinity of Rockwood Parade, between 5 o'ckock and a quarter past 6 on Tuesday evening and may have video or dashcam footage, to make it available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sligo Garda Station or the Garda Confidential Line.

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