Second man arrested as part of Chesterfield murder inquiry

Police have confirmed they have arrested another man in connection with the murder of a man in Chesterfield

Friday, 19th July 2019, 9:59 am
Birchover Court

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. This follows the arrest of a 27-year-old man yesterday. Both of the men remain in police custody.

The arrests come after a man was assaulted on Birchover Court, Highfield Lane on Thursday, 27 June.

The victim, Phillip Allen, suffered head injuries and was taken to hospital where he remained until he died yesterday, Wednesday, 17 July.

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