WHITWELL: Man died of natural causes

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The man who was assaulted in Whitwell at the weekend died of natural causes, a post-mortem examination has revealed.

Karl Pendleton, 39, from Worksop, was assaulted in a flat on Holmefield Road in the early hours of Saturday morning.

His condition deteriorated on Monday and he died in hospital yesterday.

A post-mortem examination, which was carried out today by a Home Office pathologist, revealed that his death was not connected with the assault.