Family Struggling To Process Leicester Man's 'Horrific' Death

17 June 2015, 18:05 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

Steven McKinnon

The family of a man killed in Leicester say they are struggling to process the horrific events leading up to his death.

44-year-old Steven McKinnon died days after being attacked in Catherine Street earlier this month.

A fourth person, aged 28, has now been arrested on suspicion of his murder.

Two other have been charged over the attack. They are Eugene Bell, 29, from Helmsley Road, Leicester and Ross Lowndes, 27, from Windley Road, Leicester.  They appeared on court charged with intent to cause grievous bodily harm on Monday and were remanded in custody.

Another man's been bailed pending further inquires.

The family of Mr McKinnon, issued the following statement: “Steven’s life has been brought to an end all too early. We are struggling to process the horrific events of the last few days, knowing we will never see Steven again.

“We want to thank all those people who have contacted us and left messages of support.

“We ask that the media respect our privacy at this difficult time.”