Gardaí in Dublin have launched an investigation after a man died on a chair in Tallaght Hospital’s A&E department.
The investigation comes after the man aged in his 40s and who was believed to homeless was discovered by staff at the hospital on Saturday evening.
In a statement the hospital had revealed the man was not seeking treatment at the hospital but instead he was seeking shelter at the hospital.
Meanwhile Gardaí have said an investigation into the incident is currently ongoing after they received a report of the man’s death at approximately 5:30pm on Saturday.
A Garda spokesperson has said they are waiting on a post-mortem examination in order to determine the cause of death.
They also say they are currently in liason with Tallaght Hospital in regards to the tragic incident.
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