Update on man found seriously injured in James Street, Southampton
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The 48-year-old man found seriously injured on James Street in Southampton on Tuesday 9 July, has died.
The man, Mark Lewis from Coleman Street, Southampton was found unconscious by two passers-by at 7am on Tuesday morning and an ambulance was called.
Mark was taken to hospital but has since died.
His death is currently being treated as unexplained.
Officers investigating the circumstances surrounding Mark’s death would like to hear from anyone who was in St Mary’s, specifically the vicinity between Hoglands Park and James Street in the evening of Monday 8 July.
It is believed Mark had been in Hoglands Park that afternoon prior to being found the next morning in James Street.
Mark’s next of kin have been informed of his death and have supplied this image of him to assist police in tracing any further witnesses.
Mark is described as white, slim build, short brown hair, 5 feet 11 inches and brown eyes. Mark had his left ear pierced and tattoos on his forearm.
On July 8 and 9, he was wearing a blue/white chequered shirt and off-white shorts.
If you think you saw Mark on July 8 or any time in the early hours of July 9 prior to 7am, we want to hear from you.
Both of the passers-by that sought medical attention have been in contact with us and have assisted us with our enquiries.
Anyone with any further sightings of Mark in this time period are asked to call 101 and quote 44190238411.
Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.