Leeds murder

Police who arrested ten people in connection with the murder of a man in Leeds have now released nine of them. They continue to question one man.

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Police name Leeds murder victim

Mwila Chitalu who died after being assaulted Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Police have identified a 30-year-old man who died after being assaulted in Hyde Park at the weekend. Mwila Chitalu, who lived locally was found in Brudenell Road at around 8.45am yesterday.

Police are continuing to question a 20-year-old from Bradford over his death. Six others have been released without charge and three have been bailed pending further enquiries.

Leeds murder: update

Police are continuing to question a man over the murder of a thirty-year-old man who was found with fatal head injuries after a party in Leeds.

The victim was discovered in Brudenell Road yesterday. Eight men and two women were in custody. Six have been released, three are now on bail, with the 20-year-old from Bradford still being questioned.


Leeds murder - further arrest

Officers have made a further arrest after a man was found with fatal head injuries in Leeds on Sunday morning.

A 21-year-old man from the Wibsey area of Bradford is being held in connection with the incident. Seven men and two women were arrested on Sunday.

Detectives say the victim, who was found in the Hyde Park area, was a thirty-year-old local man.

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses. Anyone who witnessed what took place or has information is asked to contact the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team on 101.

Information can also be passed to CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Nine arrested in connection with Leeds murder

Nine people have been arrested in Leeds after the body of a man was found on a street this morning.

Emergency services were called to Brudenell Road in the Hyde Park area of the city shortly before 9am when a man was found in the street.

He was taken to Leeds General Infirmary but died a short time later.

Seven men and two women have been arrested in connection with the man's death and are being held in custody.

It is believed the man attended a house party in Ash Grove and was assaulted in the street near to where he was found.

Police are appealing for any one with any information to contact them.

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