Police appeal for more information into unexplained death of man found near hospital

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Detectives are appealing for more information concerning the unexplained death of a man, with links to South Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire, who suffered a fatal catastrophic brain injury after being dropped off near the maternity wing of a hospital.

Police have released an appeal for information following the death of a 23-year-old man dropped off close to the entrance of Bassetlaw District General Hospital at about 9.25pm on May 31, to make a visit to the maternity ward.

Between the drop off and his collapse, the man suffered a catastrophic brain injury and died.

Officers investigating his death are currently treating it as unexplained and are keen to hear from anyone who saw anything unusual or suspicious - or anyone in Northern Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire who may have information about the man.

The man is described as white, about 5ft 8ins tall with collar length hair.

He was wearing glasses and had on a light blue hooded top, a black t-shirt with a white and brown picture on the front, blue jeans and olive green trainers.

DI Andy Bateman who is leading the investigation said: “We do not know how this man came to suffer such a critical head injury. At this point, we know that he was fit and well when he was dropped off near the hospital.

“This is a really busy area of Worksop, particularly the One Stop shop so if you were in the area at the times stated, please cast your mind back to whether you noticed anything at all that seemed unusual.”

Police are urgently appealing for anyone who saw the man or anything out of the ordinary to contact 101 quoting incident 864 of May31.