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Man found critically ill at house in Ormond Rd

A MAN was found critically ill at a house in Ormond Road yesterday and police have an inquiry under way into the circumstances.

Another resident in the house called emergency services after finding the man at around 4pm.

“The man was taken to Gisborne Hospital critically ill,” said Detective Senior Sergeant Craig Scott.

“He was found semi-conscious and may have been there for up to two days.”

Detective Senior Sergeant Scott says there were no obvious signs of any external injuries.

“So at this stage the matter is not being treated as an assault case.

“He’s just seriously unwell and we are waiting for him to recover to a point where we can speak to him.”