A MAN was killed in an assault after a row broke out at a village pub -but a suspect has been arrested for murder.
The unnamed victim was found a mile and a half from the Railway Tavern in Charfield, South Gloucestershire, yesterday evening.
Emergency services were urgently called to the scene just before 11pm last night, but the man’s life could not be saved.
The man died of his injuries at an address in Thames Close.
His identity has yet to be formally confirmed, but his family have been informed and are being supported.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.
Avon and Somerset Police warned residents of the rural village to expect an increased polic presence while officers carry out house to house enquiries.
But they assured locals that they do not believe there is a risk to the wider community, dans un statement online.
Il a lu: “Detectives are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen an earlier altercation in the Railway Tavern pub on Wotton Road, or who has any information or CCTV, doorbell or dashcam footage which could help the investigation.
“If you can help, Appelez s'il vous plaît 101 et donner au gestionnaire d'appels le numéro de référence 5222150363, or complete our online appeals form.”