Gardaí in Waterford City have sadly confirmed that a man aged in his 20s who was the victim of an assault last weekend, has died in hospital.
The man aged 27, sadly passed away in Cork University Hospital on Friday due to the extent of his injuries he received during the incident which occurred last Saturday morning at approximately 3am.
It is understood the man was attacked on John Street in the city.
Although Gardai arrested a 25 year old man in connection with the incident, they have since confirmed that he has been released without charge.
Gardaí say a file has been prepared for the Director of public prosecutions, they also say investigations are currently ongoing.
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