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Murder investigation launched after man stabbed to death in Coventry

A man in his 20s has been stabbed to death in Tile Hill. Credit: BPM Media

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was stabbed to death in a fight in Coventry yesterday (12 June).

The victim believed to be in his early 20s was found with serious stab wounds to his leg in gardens behind Franklin Grove in Tile Hill.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Credit: BPM Media

The emergency services were called at around 2.30pm to reports of a fight involving a group of young men.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detective Inspector Nick Barnes said:

We understand a group of around six or seven young men were fighting in rear gardens off Franklin Grove when one suffered the fatal stab wound. Moments earlier they were seen running across Tile Hill Lane. I would urge anyone who was in the area at the time and saw what happened, or people making off from the scene, to get in touch as they may have seen something important.

– Detective Inspector Nick Barnes

A cordon remains in place at the scene and police are appealing for any information.

A post-mortem examination will take place tomorrow (14 June).