Man dies in Newbury after 'serious assault'

A man has died following a "serious assault" in Berkshire, police say.

He was found seriously injured at The Nightingales, Newbury and was later pronounced dead at the scene on Wednesday evening.

Thames Valley Police launched a murder investigation and said it believed the assault was "an isolated incident".

Det Ch Insp Ian Hunter said a search of the area was under way. Anyone with information is urged to contact the force.

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