Thursday 24 May 2018

Irishman dies after being found unresponsive in Lithuania

The man died in Klaipėda, Lithuania
The man died in Klaipėda, Lithuania

Kathy Armstrong

An Irishman has died after he was found unresponsive in a Lithuanian city in the early hours of yesterday morning.

The man (27) was found unconscious by Lithuanian police near Downtown Klaipėda at around 5am on Thursday morning.

He was brought to Klaipėda University Hospital, where he died at around 3pm.

It is understood that the man had been staying in a hotel, which had also reported him missing yesterday morning.

His death is not being treated as suspicious.

A spokesman for the Department of Foreign Affairs  told Independent.ie: "We are aware of the case and are providing assistance to the family.”

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