Coventry & Warwickshire

Peter Spiers named as victim of Nuneaton 'altercation'

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Image caption Peter Spiers died on Saturday following a dispute in Nuneaton town centre

A man who died following an "altercation" in Nuneaton town centre has been named.

Peter Spiers, 66, died in hospital after the dispute in Market Place at 13:05 BST on Saturday.

A post mortem on Monday was inconclusive and more tests are due to be carried out.

A 46-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and has been released on bail while investigations continue.

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The suspect, also from Nuneaton, was originally arrested on suspicion of assault.

Police said the two men involved are believed to have known each other.

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