Wiggins died from head injuries: police

By John Stevenson, international editor | Wednesday, January 30, 2008 11.00pm

Preliminary post mortem results show that Australian former track cyclist Gary Wiggins died of head injuries, NSW Police have announced. 

Wiggins, 55, the father of top British track cyclist Bradley Wiggins, was found unconscious in Segenhoe Street, Aberdeen, New South Wales, Australia on Friday, 25 January and later died of his injuries.

A police spokesman said that several people have already assisted investigators, and inquiries are continuing.

Police are appealing for public assistance with the investigation  into Wiggins’ death, which is being treated as suspicious. Anyone who might have seen Wiggins walking from McQueen Street, Aberdeen, towards Segenhoe Street about 9pm on Thursday January 24 is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 (Australia-only number).

Anyone who saw a blue motor vehicle that sounded its horn on McQueen Street at the time is also urged to call Crime Stoppers.

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