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Andrew Whitter death: Men released in Blackburn inquiry

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Image caption Andrew Whitter was living in supported accommodation at the Islington motel in Blackburn

Four men have been released while inquiries continue into the suspected murder of a 54-year-old man.

Police believe Andrew Whitter, originally from Chorley, was assaulted and robbed.

He was taken to hospital from the Islington motel, Blackburn, with head injuries, but died on Thursday.

A fifth man, 26, who was held on Friday, was released without charge. The other four men were aged 23, 42, 48 and 49, Lancashire Police said.

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