Inquiries underway into death of man in CBD

Sunday, 04 April 2021 10:01:56 AM

An investigation is underway into the death of a man at Haymarket this morning.

Officers from Sydney City Police Area Command were called to an apartment complex in Castlereagh Street about 3.15am (Sunday 4 April 2021), due to a concern for welfare of a man found unconscious in a hallway on the 13th floor.

Police arrived to find a man, believed to be aged 43, unresponsive. Witnesses had been performing CPR before police arrived; however, the man was unable to be revived and he died at the scene.

Police have been told the man was found critically injured after a fight was heard in the hallway.

A 20-year-old man was arrested nearby and has been taken to Day Street Police Station.

A crime scene has been established and inquiries commenced by detectives from Sydney City Police Area Command, assisted by State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.