Man dies after Cables Retail Park assault in Prescot
A man has died in hospital the day after he was assaulted at a Merseyside shopping village, police said.
Officers were called to reports of an altercation between four men at about 13:30 BST on Thursday at Cables Retail Park, Prescot.
Jonathan Fitchett, 22, who comes from Prescot, died after suffering serious head injuries.
Police said a 27-year-old man from Prescot has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is being questioned.
A post-mortem examination will take place over the weekend to establish the cause of death, officers confirmed.
A car believed to have been used by the offenders has been seized and is being examined.
Det Ch Insp Steve Cox said: "We are treating his death as murder and the large-scale investigation that was already underway following his assault will continue until all the people involved have been caught".