A man has died after a suspected assault in Co Kildare.
The body of the 56-year-old was found in a walkway in Athy, between St John's Lane and the Green Hills estate (pictured), at around midnight last night.
Gardaí said the man appeared to have sustained a wound to the head.
The man was taken by ambulance to Naas Hospital where he died in the early hours of the morning.
The area has been sealed off for a forensic examination, and the Office of the State Pathologist has been informed.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Athy Garda Station.