Northern Ireland

Newtownards pensioner's death non-suspicious, police say

Police at the scene in Newtownards Image copyright Pacemaker
Image caption Police have ended their investigation into the death of John Trolan

The death of a 71-year-old man in Newtownards, County Down is no longer being treated as suspicious, police have said.

John Trolan died in hospital after being found injured in his home on Mark Street at about 10:30 BST on Thursday.

Initially, police said that they believed Mr Trolan had been seriously assaulted and appealed for information.

However, after a post-mortem examination on Saturday, the PSNI has ended its investigation.