Police investigate murder of man in Shrewsbury

West Mercia Police have launched a murder inquiry after a man was found critically injured on a canal path in Shrewsbury.

The 43-year-old victim was discovered with serious head injuries near Ditherington Road in the early hours of this morning.

He was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire where he later died.

A 40-year old man has been arrested.

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