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Five men arrested over Oxford 'brawl' murder

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Thames Valley Police are questioning five people, including a 16 year old boy, after a man in his late twenties was killed during a brawl.

Officers were called to the Jourdain Road area of Blackbird Leys in Oxford on Thursday night, following reports of a group of men fighting.

Officers attended and found a man in his late twenties with serious injuries. He was taken to hospital but sadly died.

Police have not formally identified him but he has since been named locally as Chris Lemonius. His relatives have been informed.

A post mortem was carried out yesterday established that the victim died of multiple injuries.

Thames Valley Police’s Major Crime Unit has arrested five people on suspicion of murder.

Three men, two aged 19 and one aged 27, all from Oxford, were arrested yesterday afternoon.

A 16-year-boy from Oxford was arrested last night.

A 23-year-old man from Oxford was arrested in the early hours of this morning

All five remain in custody.

We continue to appeal for the public’s help in investigating this senseless murder of a man in his twenties.

“We appreciate those who have already come forward with information and we urge others who witnessed anything unusual in the vicinity of Jourdain Road on Thursday or anyone with any information to please come forward.

– Detective Chief Inspector Mike Lynch, major Crime Unit

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