Five Arrested Over Derby Murder

28 February 2019, 08:04 | Updated: 28 February 2019, 09:24

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Five people have been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a 24-year-old man in Derby.

Police were called to reports of an assault on St Thomas Road in the Normanton area of the city at around 1am, Derbyshire Police said.

Officers found the man with life-threatening injuries and he was taken to hospital where he later died.

Three men and two women were arrested on suspicion of murder and taken into custody, the force said.

A number of scenes remained cordoned off in the area on Thursday morning, with motorists advised to avoid the area.

Witnesses or anyone with information have been urged to contact police via 101 or on social media, or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting incident number 36 of February 28.