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Man dies following incident in Nuneaton

A murder investigation has begun after a man died following a reported altercation yesterday (Saturday 15 July) on Harefield Road, Nuneaton.

The man, in his 60s, was taken ill shortly after the incident and was taken to the George Eliot Hospital where he sadly died.

A 46-year-old man, arrested near to the scene on suspicion of assault, has now been arrested on suspicion of murder. He remains in police custody at this time.

Detectives continue to appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident, or who saw the men beforehand to contact them on 101 quoting reference 221 of 15 July 2017.

The victim's family has been notified. A post-mortem examination will take place in due course and a file is being prepared for the coroner.

 

Issued: 12:10pm Sunday, 16 July 2017 Helen Blake,Corporate Communications

Published 16/07/17