Teenager arrested on suspicion of murder after man, 49, dies in assault

An 18-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died following an alleged assault.

Saturday, 25th January 2020, 11:19 am

Derbyshire Police said the officers were called to reports of an assault at around 10.40pm on Thursday, January 23 near to Alfreton Park off Wingfield Road in Alfreton.

On their arrival, a 49-year-old man was found to be in a critical condition and he was rushed to the hospital where he died on Friday afternoon (January 24).

The 18-year-old man remains in police custody as enquiries into the murder investigation continue.

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Derbyshire Police said the 18-year-old man was arrested following an alleged assault that resulted in a death
Derbyshire Police said the 18-year-old man was arrested following an alleged assault that resulted in a death

Anyone with information relating to the investigation is asked to contact Derbyshire Police quoting incident number 1,268 of January 23 via their Facebook, Twitter (@DerPolContact), website or call the force on 101.

Alternatively, those with information can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

In the event of an emergency, please always call 999.