Monday 14 October 2019

Man (34) dies following serious assault in Dublin

Assault victim Vincent Parsons Photo: Garda Press Office
Assault victim Vincent Parsons Photo: Garda Press Office
Ian Begley

Ian Begley

A 34-year-old man who was left critically ill following an assault in Dublin on Saturday has died.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the death of Vincent Parsons, who was discovered with head injuries by passers-by in Killinarden Estate, Tallaght at about 11pm.

It’s understood he had sustained a number of head injuries during an incident in and around a nearby public house where he had been socialising. 

He was rushed to Tallaght Hospital by gardaí where he was pronounced dead this evening.

The office of the State Pathologist have been notified an arrangements are being put in place for a post-mortem examination to be carried out. 

Investigating gardaí are appealing to the public for information and are particularly appealing to those who were in the vicinity of a public house in Killinarden on Saturday night between 10pm and 11pm to come forward. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01-6666000 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111. 

Investigations are ongoing and further updates will follow. 

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