Cumbria

John MacMillan death: More time to quiz Barrow murder suspect.

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Image caption John MacMillan was found with chest and throat injuries

Police have been given more time to question a suspect over the death of a 70-year-old man in Cumbria.

John MacMillan was discovered seriously hurt with chest and throat injuries at a house in Provincial Street, Barrow, at about 18:40 BST on Tuesday.

He was declared dead at the scene by paramedics.

Cumbria Police said detectives had been granted an additional 36 hours to question a 28-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder.

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