Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Two arrested after fatal assault on man in Alton

Alton
Image caption Police are increasing patrols to offer reassurance to residents in the area

Two people have been arrested in connection with the murder of a man in Hampshire.

The 32-year-old was found in a life-threatening condition on Tuesday. He was taken to hospital by ambulance but died the following day.

It is believed the man had been assaulted at a flat in Lansdowne Court, in Anstey Road, Alton.

A 38-year-old woman and a 34-year-old man, both from Farnborough, have been detained on suspicion of murder.

Police have appealed for anyone who saw or heard the disturbance to come forward.

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