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Warwickshire Police inquiry death man named

Pickard Street, Warwick Image copyright Google
Image caption William Heathcote collapsed on Pickard Street, Warwick, on Tuesday evening

A 75-year-old man whose death led to the arrest of seven people on suspicion of manslaughter, has been named.

William Heathcote was found near his home in Pickard Street, Warwick, at 20:50 BST on Tuesday and later pronounced dead at Warwick Hospital.

Police said they believe there was an incident between the man and a group of people before Mr Heathcote collapsed.

A man aged 23, an 18-year-old woman and five teenagers aged 15 to 17 were later arrested on suspicion of manslaughter.

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