Assaulted Warrington man dies in hospital

Martin Avenue, Warrington
Image caption Martin Avenue was sealed off for a forensic search

A man has died after he was assaulted in Warrington.

The 33-year-old was attacked on the pavement of Martin Avenue just before 23:40 BST on Saturday, a Cheshire Police spokesman said.

He was taken to hospital where he died a short time later. A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out.

Three men aged 35, 48, and 49 have been arrested and are being questioned in police custody.

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