Man arrested after fatal assault in Blackpool takeaway
A 23-year-old man from Blackpool has been arrested on suspicion of murder after an assault at a takeaway.
Police believe Ricky Guest-Binns, 44, was punched after intervening in an argument between a man and staff at Chicken Express on Caunce Street.
Paramedics and police officers were called at about 01:00 BST on Saturday and found Mr Guest-Binns unconscious at the Blackpool fast food outlet.
He was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital, where he later died.
The 23-year-old man was taken into custody and was being questioned by detectives.
Det Supt Andy Murphy, of Lancashire Constabulary, called it a tragic loss of life.
He said: "We believe the victim was a respectable man who was trying to do the right thing and as a result has been assaulted."