Gloucestershire

Man arrested in murder inquiry over Coleford stabbing

Scene of the death in Coleford
Image caption Police are questioning a 34-year-old man on suspicion of murder

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 27-year-old was fatally stabbed in Coleford, Gloucestershire.

Police officers were called in the early hours to a house on Woodgate Road, in the Mile End area of the Forest of Dean town.

Paramedics treated the man but he was declared dead at 03:00 GMT, after also suffering a cardiac arrest, Great Western Ambulance said.

A 34-year-old man from Coleford is being questioned by police.

A spokesperson for the ambulance service said the victim had suffered "severe trauma injuries".

His next of kin and the coroner have been informed.

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