Lancashire

Darwen man's death: Man held on suspicion of murder

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a man in Lancashire.

Thomas Mercer, 56, from Darwen collapsed after returning home from the Bob Inn on Duckworth Street, Darwen on Tuesday evening.

He died at the Royal Blackburn Hospital the following morning. Police said a post-mortem examination was inconclusive.

Lancashire Police said a 48-year-old man from Darwen is in custody.

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