A 39-YEAR-OLD man who was found unconscious in a Cwmbran car park yesterday has died in hospital.

The man, who police say is from Cwmbran but has not been named, was discovered in the St Dials area at around 8am yesterday.

He was taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport where, at 4pm, he died, said a spokeswoman for Gwent Police.

Police are treating his death as unexplained at this time and are investigating the cause of death, she said.

Readers contacted the Argus to say the car park, near Greenmeadow Community Farm, had been cordoned off all day yesterday.