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Investigation launched following death of Kidderminster man

The man was found on Offmore Road, Kidderminster Credit: ITV News Central

Police are investigating the death of a 55-year-old man from Kidderminster.

Paramedics were called to a property on Offmore Road, Kidderminster, on Friday (24 March). They found the man with serious head injuries and he was taken to hospital where he died yesterday (25th March).

Staff at the hospital alerted police following concerns around the cause of his injuries.

A 22-year-old man from Kidderminster is currently under arrest and helping police with their enquiries.

Detective Inspector John Cashion said:

We're currently keeping an open mind about the cause of death and we're keen to speak to anyone who has any information that could help us with our enquires.

– West Mercia Police, Detective Inspector John Cashion

The death is being treated as suspicious. The man's next of kin has been informed and a post mortem is due to take place.

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Motorcyclist dies following Kidderminster crash

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A man has died after a crash in Kidderminster involving a motorcyclist and a lorry.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a 999 call reporting a collision on the Hartlebury Trading Estate in Hartlebury, Kidderminster shortly after 5.30am today. An ambulance and a paramedic area support officer with trauma doctor attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said:

“The motorcyclist, a man, was in cardiac arrest and the team of ambulance staff and the doctor commenced advanced life support on scene. Sadly, nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead a short time later.”

– A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman.
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