More arrests in Usman Patel murder case

Wednesday 21st July 2021 13:45 EDT

A 17-year-old male and a 24-year-old man have been arrested in connection with the murder of 32-year-old Usman Patel. The police have arrested three men and a woman overnight from residential addresses in North Evington and they all remain in police custody.

Usman was stabbed in Green Lane Road at about 2.20 am on Sunday morning and, despite the efforts of paramedics to save him, he was pronounced dead at the scene, Leicester Mercury reported. Leicestershire Police said their enquiries are continuing in what is "a fast moving and complex investigation" and detectives said they are "keeping an open mind as to the motive for the murder".

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