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Murder investigation launched after man dies in Chesterfield

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man who was allegedly assaulted in Chesterfield later died in hospital.

Police issued an appeal for information on Saturday 8 February following an incident which took place at Vibe, in Holywell Street, at around 3.50am that morning.

A 23-year-old man was allegedly struck over the head with a bottle.

He was taken to hospital but sadly died at 11.30pm last night (Sunday 9 February).

In light of his death, officers have launched a murder inquiry. The 24-year-old man who was arrested on Saturday remains in custody.  

Witnesses or anyone with information should contact officers via the below methods quoting reference 20*074751;

  • Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

  • Twitter – direct message @DerPolContact

  • Website – complete the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.

  • Phone – call 101.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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