Leicester

Leicester murder probe after suspected stabbing

Car park in Cropthorne Avenue in Leicester Image copyright Google
Image caption The man died two days after being found injured in Cropthorne Avenue on Friday

A murder investigation is under way after the death of a man following a suspected stabbing.

The 20-year-old was found injured in Cropthorne Avenue at 12:50 BST on Friday. He was taken to hospital where he died on Sunday.

His injuries are thought to have been caused by a "bladed weapon", Leicestershire Police said.

Witnesses told the force they saw two men with the victim at the time he was assaulted.

A medium-sized, dark coloured car was also seen in the area at the time, police added.

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