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Murder arrest after man dies in Southampton

Malmesbury Road
Image caption The house in Malmesbury Road, Shirley remains cordoned off for forensic examination

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was fatally injured at a house in Southampton.

The man was discovered with life-threatening injuries in Malmesbury Road, Shirley, just after 13:20 BST on Monday. He died later.

Police said the arrested man, who is in his 40s, is being questioned.

The house remains cordoned off for forensic examination. Further inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the death are also taking place.

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