Lancashire

Murder arrest in Preston as man dies from fractures

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Image caption The victim was found in a house in Raven Street

A murder investigation has started after it emerged a man found dead five days ago died from multiple fractures.

Steven May, 50, was found at a house in Raven Street, Deepdale, Preston, on Monday morning.

Post-mortem tests revealed he died from multiple fractures, police said.

A 44-year-old man from Preston has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody. Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

Det Insp Martin Pearson, from Lancashire Police, said: "We are looking at his last movements in the time before he suddenly died to try and build a picture of what has happened to him and why."

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