Coventry & Warwickshire

Man who died after street robbery in Coventry named by police

Adam Chandler Image copyright West Midlands Police
Image caption Adam Chandler was found unconscious by police officers called to reports of a robbery

A man who died after a street robbery in Coventry city centre has been named by police.

Fifty-one-year-old Adam Chandler, previously known as Adam Holmes, was found unconscious in Fairfax Street in the city at about 11:00 BST on 13 June.

He died later in hospital.

West Midlands Police said three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder, with a 35-year-old man released on bail. Two more men, aged 27 and 28, remain in custody.

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A post-mortem held on Tuesday was inconclusive, and further tests will be carried out to establish a cause of death.

Det Insp Warren Hines, from West Midlands Police, said the incident began with the theft of a bicycle outside McDonald's in the city centre before turning into a fight outside Lady Herbert's Garden.

He added: "We are continuing to follow up a number of lines of enquiry".

Image caption Police were called to Fairfax Street at about 10:50 BST

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