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UK coach murder suspect 'flees'

The man accused of murdering a 25-year-old British football coach on a street in New York has reportedly fled to Mexico.

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New Yorkers react to murder of British football coach

Investigators at the scene of Mike Jones' murder in New York. Credit: NBC News

Yellow crime scene tape covered the street in New York's West Village where 25-year-old Mike Jones was stabbed and had his ear cut off in the early hours of Sunday morning.

One local told WNBC News that they had "never seen anything like it", while another described the murder as "horrifying".

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