The man from Turnu Magurele city passed away early on Monday. The Romanian authorities launched criminal proceedings, the outlet reported citing police.
A mass protest in the Romanian capital over unpopular tax, pension and social security reforms turned violent, leaving 450 people injured. As many as 70 of them, including 11 police officers, were sent to a hospital.
On August 11, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis demanded that the prosecution investigate police actions during the rally, which reportedly included the use of tear gas and water cannons on peaceful protesters.