Man's death in Leicester sparks murder inquiry

Kent Street, Leicester The man was taken to hospital where he later died from his injuries

Police have started a murder inquiry after a man was killed near Leicester city centre.

Officers were called to Kent Street at about 17:30 BST on Thursday and found a "large number of people in the street", a police spokesman said.

A man in his 20s had been assaulted and was taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary for treatment but later died.

A cordon has been put in place in the area while police forensic science experts examine the scene.

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