South Elmsall assault victim named

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Police cordoned off Barnsley Road following the assault

A man who died after an assault in West Yorkshire has been named.

Ian Mark Smith was taken to Pontefract General Infirmary after an assault in Barnsley Road in South Elmsall at about 0150 GMT on Saturday.

West Yorkshire Police said the 22-year-old, from the town, died as a result of head injuries.

Five men were arrested. Four remain in custody while one has been released on bail. Police have asked anyone with information to contact them.

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