The 52-year-old man who was found lying on the ground in the area of Brian Navarro Way close to Dudley Ward Tunnel with injuries to his head passed away in St Bernard’s Hospital earlier today. He has been named as Paul Peter Whiffin, a British National.
A post mortem examination has been ordered and a Coroner's investigation is underway.
In connection with this investigation, officers are keen to speak to anyone who may have been walking or driving through the area in question on Tuesday 10th April between 14:20 and 14:40, and who may have seen this person in the area. The man in question was at the time wearing a dark coloured rain jacket and dark coloured jeans.
Anyone with information that might assist investigating officers is requested to contact police at the earliest opportunity by contacting the Duty Officer through the Police switchboard at New Mole House on telephone number 200 72500.