A 22-year-old Irishman has died in New York.
He has been named as Ciaran O’Boyle, who was from the midlands.
Emergency services responded to a 911 call on Tuesday night and found Mr O’Boyle lying unconscious and unresponsive outside a building on Gates Avenue in Brooklyn.
He was taken to nearby Woodhull Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The NYPD believes the death was accidental and no criminality was involved.