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Murder inquiry after pub attack victim dies in hospital

The Deer's Leap pub Image copyright Google
Image caption Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward

Police have launched a murder inquiry after a 27-year-old man who was injured in fight outside a West Midlands pub, died in hospital.

The man, who has not been named, was punched to the floor outside the Deer's Leap on Queslett Road, Streetly.

Four men have been arrested over the incident which took place shortly before 20:00 BST on Friday.

West Midlands Police said the pub would remain closed on Sunday for examination by forensic science officers.

Detectives have appealed for anyone who saw what took place to come forward.

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