Seamus Bell was in hospital after he was injured in Carrickmacross
Gardaí have launched a murder investigation after a man died in hospital on Saturday.
Seamus Bell of Foxfield, Carrickmacross was injured in an assault at Main Street in Carrickmacross back on January 20th.
The 36-year-old had been in hospital since then.
However he was pronounced dead on Saturday evening at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
Gardaí say they are now investigating a murder after receiving the post mortem examination results.
This was carried out by Professor Marie Cassidy on Sunday.