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Oxford murder: Sixth arrest after man dies following brawl

Crime scene in Blackbird Leys
Image caption The brawl broke out on Thursday in the Jourdain Road area of Blackbird Leys

A sixth person has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died following a fight in Oxford.

The brawl broke out at about 23:00 BST on Thursday in the Jourdain Road area of Blackbird Leys.

Christopher Lemonius, 27, was found at the scene with serious injuries and later died in hospital, police said.

A 24-year-old man from Oxford was arrested on suspicion of murder on Sunday night.

Three men and a teenager were arrested on Saturday, and another man was taken into custody on Sunday morning.

The suspects, who are all from Oxford, remain in custody.

Det Ch Insp Mike Lynch said police were continuing to appeal for the public's help in investigating the "senseless murder".

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