Gardai investigate sudden death of man who collapsed on Dublin street

Gardai are investigating an unexplained death
Gardai are investigating an unexplained death

Gardaí in Store Street are investigating the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of a man who collapsed on a Dublin streetb on Thursday evening.

At approximately 5.40pm on Thursday evening a man in his early 40s collapsed outside a building on Guild Street, Dublin 1. 

The man fell on to the roadway and was helped back onto the footpath, where passersby assisted him and rendered First Aid & CPR.

The man was brought to the Mater Hospital but passed away later.  

A post mortem is due to be conducted.

There were a number of people on the street at the time and Gardaí are seeking their assistance in relation to this incident.

Any person who may have been on Guild Street between 5.30pm and 6pm on the evening of Thursday 4th February 2016 and witnessed this man or can assist with the investigation  are asked to contact Store Street Garda Station on 01 6668000 ,or the Garda Confidential Telephone line  1800 666 11 or any Garda Station.