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Burton murder victim named by police

A man who was stabbed to death in the street in Burton on Trent has been named by police.

Police name Burton murder victim Credit: DARRYL DYCK/The Canadian Press/Press Association Images

29-year-old Tomaz Bach-ta was found unconscious on All Saints Road on Wednesday morning. He died later that day.

Mr Bachta's family are continuing to receive support from specially trained officers.

A post-mortem examination took place on 16 July and the cause of death was given as a stab wound to the neck.

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Tomasz at this difficult time and we will ensure they get all the support they need.

"An investigation to understand exactly what happened in All Saints Road yesterday morning is ongoing and detectives are pursuing a number of positive lines of inquiry.

"I would like to reiterate my thanks to the residents of All Saints Road, and the wider community, for their continued patience and understanding whilst necessary investigation work goes on.

– Chief Inspector Steve Maskrey

Twelve people have been questioned by detectives. Five have been released on bail.

Burton-on-Trent woman charged with IS membership

A woman from Staffordshire has been charged with inciting terrorism and being a member of Islamic State.

The 26-year-old, who is from Burton-on-Trent stands accused of sending tweets encouraging others to "commit, prepare or instigate" acts of terror.

The woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has also been charged with belonging to a banned organisation, Islamic State, between October 2014 and January this year, according to West Midlands Police.


Hasselbaink thanks fans after Burton claim League Two Title

Burton Albion manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink says he is determined to repay the club's fans for their support since he took charge, guiding the club to the third tier of English football for the first time in their history.

The former Chelsea and Leeds striker, who was capped several times for the Netherlands during his playing career took over as boss in November.

Burton sealed the League Two title beating Cambridge 3-2, after coming from 2-1 behind and having their goalkeeper sent off.


Man remains in critical condition after fatal crash

A man remains in a critical condition in hospital after a lorry and minibus crash in Staffordshire.

The crash involved a minibus and a lorry Credit: ITV News Central

Two people died and six others were injured in the crash, which happened on the A511 at Tutbury, near Burton-upon-Trent yesterday morning.

Two men are still being questioned by police after they were arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Two men arrested after minibus collision

The accident happened on the A511 at Tutbury shortly before 7am. Credit: Sally Hunt

Two men have been arrested for causing death by careless driving following the road traffic collision on the A511 at Tutbury, this morning.

One man is in his 20s from Appleby Magna, Derbyshire and the other in his 40s, from Quinta das Pedras, Portugal.

Two people died in the collision involving a minibus and a lorry near Burton-on-Trent.

Six other people were injured with a man in his 20s, currently undergoing surgery after suffering serious head injuries, Staffordshire Police confirmed.

The scene of the lorry minibus crash in Tutbury

The accident happened on the A511 at Tutbury shortly before 7am today Credit: Sally Hunt

Two people have died in a collision involving a minibus and a lorry at Tutbury near Burton-on-Trent.

The A511 remains closed.

More information can be found here.

The A511 remains closed Credit: Sally Hunt
Six other people have been injured in the crash Credit: Sally Hunt
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