Hereford & Worcester

More time to quiz Red Lion Inn murder suspect

Police were called to the Red Lion Inn in Alvechurch
Image caption Mr Parkinson died in hospital after an incident at the Red Lion Inn

Police have been given extra time to question a man in connection with the death of a man following a fight at a pub in Worcestershire.

John Parkinson, 50, from Alvechurch was attacked at the Red Lion Inn on Saturday and died later in hospital.

Police arrested a man on suspicion of murder on Sunday.

A woman, who was also arrested on Sunday on suspicion of assisting an offender, was released on police bail on Monday.

The results of further medical tests have not yet been released following a post-mortem examination carried out on Monday.

Mr Parkinson's family said they were in "deep shock" at their loss.

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