Murder investigation launched - Rugby
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Two arrests have been made in connection with the death of a man in Rugby this evening (Thursday 31 October).
Police were called to Meadow Road shortly after 6pm, following a report a man in his twenties had sustained suspected stab wounds.
Emergency services attended and the man was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene.
His next of kin has been informed. Formal identification is yet to take place.
A 16-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy, both from Rugby, have been arrested on suspicion of murder. They are currently in police custody.
A cordon remains in place on Meadow Road whilst enquiries continue.
Detective Superintendent Jon Marsden said: "An investigation has been launched and we are working to establish the circumstances of the man's death, which is currently being treated as murder.
"We understand this will be concerning to the local community and officers will remain in the area to conduct enquiries and provide reassurance.
Issued: HCB, Corporate Communications