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Man found stabbed at Coventry service station dies

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Image caption The 35-year-old man was discovered on the car park of the BP station on Butts Road in Earlsdon

A man found with serious stab wounds on a service station car park has died.

The unnamed 35 year old was discovered on the car park of the BP station on Butts Road in Earlsdon, Coventry, at 01:50 BST on Sunday.

The man, from the city, was taken to hospital but died on Monday afternoon, police said.

Earlier, a 21-year-old Coventry man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and a 23-year-old woman detained on suspicion of assisting an offender.

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Det Insp Justin Spanner, from West Midlands Police, said: "Sadly we are now looking at a murder investigation and I would ask anyone with information to contact us as soon as possible.

"Our thoughts remain with the man's family as they come to terms with their loss."

The family is being supported by specialist officers, the force says.

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