WHITWELL: Man dies after serious assault

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A man has died following a serious assault in Whitwell.

The 39-year-old Worksop man was assaulted at premises on Holmefield Road in the early hours of Saturday during an argument.

He died in Bassetlaw Hospital on Wednesday afternoon.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out today to determine the cause of the man’s death.

His name is likely to be released later today after a formal identification.

Officers from the East Midland Major Crime Unit are working with Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire officers on the continuing investigation.