Coventry & Warwickshire

Second murder arrest after Atherstone man dies

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Image caption Paramedics found the 21-year-old man in Barsby Close, Atherstone - generic street photo above

Another man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man found with serious head and torso injuries died.

The 21-year-old man from Atherstone, Warwickshire, was discovered in Barsby Close in the town on Sunday evening and died in hospital on Monday.

A 31-year-old Coventry man has now been arrested. A 50-year-old man from Atherstone also arrested on suspicion of murder is still in custody.

The victim has not been named.

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Warwickshire Police has said it believed the man, who was found by paramedics at about 21:40 BST, was "involved in several incidents" over the course of Sunday evening.

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