Cornwall

Newquay nightclub murder suspects arrested

Exterior Sailors nightclub, Newquay
Image caption The man died following an incident at Sailors nightclub

Four men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 49-year-old man died following an incident at a nightclub in Cornwall.

Police officers and paramedics were called to Sailors nightclub in Newquay at about 03:00 BST.

Devon and Cornwall Police said the victim was a local man who had been on "a night out" with friends.

He was taken to the Royal Cornwall Hospital, near Truro, where he was pronounced dead.

Detective Inspector Greg Dawe said: "There were not young people involved in this or stag and hen nights.

"This was a local gentleman who had gone out with friends and who has sadly died."

He said Sailors nightclub was helping police with their investigation by providing CCTV footage.

The cause of death is not yet known.

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