Police seek help over deceased man

Tasmania Police is seeking the public’s help piecingtogether the movements of a man who was seen sitting on the the road in Warwick Street in Hobart last Friday night.
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The man had suffered a head injury and later died in hospital.

Police say they had received a report of a concern for welfare about 10pm.

Sergeant Penny Reardon said the female caller was concerned about the man.

Police would like to piece together his movements before the call was received, she said.

“It is believed the 60-year-old man from Hobart may have been in the area between Campbell Street and Paternoster Row possibly between 9.45pm and 10pm when he was injured, possibly as the result of a fall,” Sergeant Reardon said.

The man was wearing a black puffer jacket and black jeans and is described as being 180cm tall, of medium build, clean shaved and bald. He may have been wearing a beanie.

“Police would like to speak to anyone who may have been on Warwick Street, Hobart, at the time of the incident or anyone who can provide details as to the man’s movements that evening,” Sergeant Reardon said.

“In particular, police would appreciate the opportunity to speak with the initial caller again.

“She gave her name as Emily, however left no other contact details.”

Anyone with any information regarding the man is asked to call Hobart CIB on 6173 2603, the police assistance line on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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