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10th Dec, 2019

Murder investigation launched after man found dead in Rugby

Editorial Correspondent 1st Nov, 2019 Updated: 1st Nov, 2019

A MURDER investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Rugby.

Police were called to Meadow Road shortly after 6pm yesterday (October 31), following a report a man in his 20s had suffered suspected stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Formal identification is yet to take place.

Two male youths, aged 16 and 17, 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.

Det Supt 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.”

Any witnesses or anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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