Police attribute Wiggins' death to head injuries

By John Stevenson courtesy of Bike Radar Preliminary post mortem results show that Australian former...

By John Stevenson courtesy of Bike Radar

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 on Friday, January 25 and later died of his injuries.

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).

Several people have already assisted investigators and inquiries are continuing, and 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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