HEARTBROKEN friends have paid tribute to Vincent Parson who died on Monday following a serious assault in Tallaght.
Vincent Parsons, 34, was discovered by a passer-by at Killinarden Estate with serious head injuries shortly after 11pm on Saturday night.
It’s understood Mr Parsons, from the Clondalkin area, suffered a number of head injuries during an incident close to a pub at which he had been socialising.
After he was found he was rushed to Tallaght Hospital where he was pronounced dead last night.
Following his death, friends have paid tribute to the married dad on social media.
One said: “Great man, excellent friend, hard working, loving family man, true gentleman. Had some great laughs over the years.
“Going to miss you buddy,” one said.
Another posted: “Sad day for Bawnogue. Thoughts and prayers are with his family at this hard time.”
“Can’t believe this […] I can’t even imagine what the Parsons and Kennedys are going through. Thinking of you all, ” one said.
‘NUMBER OF HEAD INJURIES’
A Garda spokesman said they are now making a fresh appeal for any information about the serious assault.
The spokesman said: “Gardaí in Tallaght are appealing for witnesses following the death of a 34-year-old man seriously assaulted in Tallaght on Saturday night.
“Vincent Parsons, with an address in the Clondalkin area, was discovered with head injuries by passers-by in Killinarden Estate late on Saturday night.
“It’s understood he had sustained a number of head injuries during an incident in and around a nearby public house where he had been socialising.
“He was rushed to Tallaght Hospital by gardaí where he was pronounced dead this evening.
“The office of the State Pathologist have been notified an arrangements are being put in place for a post-mortem examination to be carried out.
Earlier: Gardaí following definite line of inquiry after serious assault in Co Meath
Gardaí say they are following a definite line of inquiry following a serious assault in Co Meath yesterday.
A young man remains in a critical condition in hospital this morning after the attack on Watergate Street in Navan at around 3am.
He was taken by ambulance to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda and was then transferred to Beaumont Hospital, Dublin.
Gardaí are continuing to appeal for anyone who was in the Watergate Street area between 2.45am and 3.30am on Saturday and who may have witnessed the assault to come forward.They are also looking to speak with any motorists who may have passed through Watergate Street around those times and have dashcam footage.
People with information are asked to contact Navan Garda Station on 046 – 9036100, The Garda Confidential Line 18000 666 111 or any Garda Station.