Bristol news Murder investigation launched after man dies from stab wounds MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - The attack took place in Weston-super-Mare at the weekend
Breaking News ! A murder investigation has been launched after a man today died from stab injuries following a late night attack over the weekend. The man, in his 40s, was discovered seriously injured in Weston-super-Mare by officers from Avon and Somerset Police and was taken to hospital in Bristol on Saturday. Yesterday he was described as being in a critical condition in hospital, but today, the force said he had since died. Four men, aged 27, 30, 31 and 56, have been arrested on attempted murder, and are all in custody. A 30-year-old man has also been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. He has been released under investigation. Read More Related Articles Two men charged after cash and bank cards stolen from elderly woman Read More Related Articles Two men charged after cash and bank cards stolen from elderly woman The attack happened in Ridgeway Avenue on Saturday (June 27) at 12.05am.
. “Family liaison officers are providing support to his family and friends and our thoughts are with them at this incredibly difficult time.
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“Enquiries into what happened began as soon as the incident occurred, but today’s devastating news means it will now be classified as a murder investigation. “We appreciate this tragic incident will cause a significant amount of concern within the local community but we’d stress that the risk to the wider public is extremely low. "However, we’d encourage anyone who is concerned about the weekend’s events to speak to an officer on patrol who will be able to provide advice and support.” Anyone with information about what happened should call the Major Crime Investigation Team on 101 and give the call-handler reference 5220140603. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
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