Shropshire

Further arrests over man's death in Shrewsbury

The old canal path in Shrewsbury
Image caption The man was found lying on an old canal footpath

Two men and a teenage girl have been arrested in connection with the death of a man in Shrewsbury.

The man was found lying on an old canal footpath between Ditherington Road and Telford Way on Friday morning.

The man, thought to be a 43-year-old local man, had a head injury and later died in hospital.

Two men, aged 21 and 18, and a girl in her mid-teens were arrested on Friday evening. A 40-year-old man arrested on Friday has been released on bail.

Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area at about 01:00 BST on Friday to contact them.

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