Nottingham

Matthew Rothery named as man who died after Nottingham assault

Police car at cordon in Woodborough Road
Image caption A number of roads were closed near to the scene

An 18-year-old man who died following a "serious assault" at a property in Nottingham has been named by police.

Matthew Rothery was found at an address in Woodborough Road, Mapperley Park, at about 01:00 BST on Friday.

He was taken to the city's Queen's Medical Centre, but died shortly afterwards.

Nottinghamshire Police has launched a murder investigation and said detectives are continuing to follow up "several lines of inquiry".

Police previously said they believe the incident was "not a random attack".

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Image caption Matthew Rothery, 18, was taken to hospital but died shortly afterwards

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