A 27 year old man who was assaulted in Waterford City in the early hours of last Saturday morning has died.
Damien O’Brien received serious head injuries in the incident which happened on John Street at around 3.00am.
He was transferred to Cork University Hospital where he remained in a critical condition.
Gardai confirmed that he passed away this afternoon. They are continuing their investigation and a postmortem will be carried out at Cork University Hospital tomorrow.
Damien O’Brien was a member of Waterford band Chimpanbee, his bandmates paid tribute to him on Facebook this evening, thanking their brother for the music.
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