Man found in Derry house with head injuries dies

Detectives in Derry have issued a further appeal for information following the death of a man in the city just days after he was treated for head injuries.

Thursday, 28th March 2019, 12:05 pm
Updated Thursday, 28th March 2019, 1:11 pm

PSNI Detective Inspector Michael Winters said: “We received a report shortly after 6:35am on Tuesday (March 26) that a 43-year-old man, located in a house in Grafton Street, had been hospitalised the day before (Monday March 26) for treatment to injuries to his head and face.

“The man sadly passed away earlier today.

“A post mortem will take place in due course to establish the cause of death.”

He added: “Our enquiries are continuing to establish how and where the man sustained his injuries, and I want to issue a further appeal today to anyone who has information which may assist our investigation to pick up the phone and call detectives at Strand Road on the non emergency number 101, quoting reference number 175 of 26/03/19.”

Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.