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Police probe man's death after Litten Tree assault

Tuesday 18 December 2012 Updated: 18/12 17:35

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A MAN has died after allegedly being assaulted in the Litten Tree on Saturday night, police said.

The 44-year-old - who has not been named - was found dead at an address in the Stoke area of the city on Tuesday morning.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained and a post mortem is due to take place on Wednesday to determine the exact cause of death.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested this morning in connection with the incident.

Detective Inspector Stuart Bell, who is leading the enquiry, said: "We would ask anyone who witnessed the assault which happened at around 1am on Saturday to contact us as soon as possible."

Anyone with information about the incident should call Willenhall Police Station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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