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Derby assault death victim named by police

Johnny Assani
Image caption Johnny Assani was assaulted on Sunday afternoon in Wallbrook Road

A 43-year-old man who died following an assault in a Derby street has been named by police.

Johnny Assani suffered serious injuries in the attack in Wallbrook Road on Sunday afternoon.

He was taken to Royal Derby Hospital and later transferred to Nottingham's Queen's Medical Centre, where he died on Monday.

Three men who were arrested on Tuesday remain in police custody and are currently being questioned.

A fourth man, aged 23, was arrested on suspicion of assault but later released on bail.

Officers have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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