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27/09/2021

Man who was found with head injuries in Derry dies in hospital

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Police have confirmed that a man found with injuries to his head and face at Grafton Street in Derry has died in hospital. The PSNI said that they had received a report around 6.35am on Tuesday, March 26 that a 43-year-old man had been hospitalised on Monday, March 25 for treatment to injuries to his head and face. A statement from the police yesterday, Wednesday, March 27 described the man’s condition as critical but stable. However, Detective Inspector Michael Winters said: "The man sadly passed away earlier today. A post mortem will take place in due course to establish the cause of death. "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.

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