Shropshire

More time to question three over Shrewsbury death

The old canal path in Shrewsbury
Image caption The man was found lying on an old canal footpath

Police have been granted more time to question two men and a teenage girl arrested in connection with the death of a man in Shrewsbury.

The man was found lying on an old canal footpath between Ditherington Road and Telford Way on Friday morning.

He had a head injury and later died in hospital.

Two men, aged 21 and 18, and a girl in her mid-teens were arrested on Friday evening. Police have until Monday morning to question them.

A 40-year-old man arrested on Friday has been released on bail.

The victim has not been formally identified, but police said he is thought to be a 43-year-old local man.

Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area at about 01:00 BST on Friday to contact them.

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