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Presteigne death: Meadow murder suspect released on bail

Darren John Deakins
Darren John Deakins died in hospital after being found injured in a meadow

A 19-year-old man has been released on police bail after questioning about the murder of a man found dying in a Powys meadow.

Darren John Deakins, 42, died in hospital in Hereford on Monday after being found in Wents Meadow, Presteigne, at 07:00 BST.

Dyfed-Powys Police said inquiries are continuing and have asked for anyone with information to come forward.

The force said anyone with information should call 101.

Detectives want to speak to anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area on Sunday night or early on Monday morning.

A post mortem examination took place on Wednesday but no further details have been given.

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