A man, whose identity has yet to be released, was found unresponsive Saturday morning near Bananas Bar in Dolphin Centre on Eastern Avenue.

Police said they have launched a homicide investigation into the man’s death.

They said the circumstances leading to the man’s death are still under investigation and they are appealing to witnesses, who may be able to provide insight into what happened, to come forward.

Police said they responded to a distress call just before 3:40 am. Police and other emergency services were dispatched to the scene, and the man was transported by ambulance to hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

At press time, the police had not named the victim, who is a foreign national, since they had not yet been able to contact the man’s family.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the George Town Police Station at 949-4222.