A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a 36-year-old man in Letterkenny, Co Donegal.

The man died last Thursday from injuries he sustained during an assault.

The man has been named as Sebastian Adamowicz, a Polish national who had been living in Donegal for over three years.

On Wednesday, gardaí were alerted to an incident in the Sylvan Park area at around 4.50pm. Mr Adamowicz was then brought by ambulance to Letterkenny University Hospital.

Following a post-mortem examination on his body, gardaí are now treating his death as murder.

Detective Inspector Pat O’Donnell has appealed for anyone who may have information in relation to the investigation, or any person who visited Sylyan Park between 8am and 6pm on 1 November to contact Letterkenny Garda Station on 074 91 67100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.