Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Murder probe launched after Sheffield assault victim dies

A murder inquiry has been launched following the death of a man who was assaulted in Sheffield.

The 37-year-old victim was found with a serious head injury in Devonshire Green, at 15:45 BST on 31 August.

South Yorkshire Police said the man, who has not been named, died in hospital from his injuries on Monday evening. A post-mortem examination is due to be carried out.

A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

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