Swadlincote stabbing: Man arrested on suspicion of murder

The Empire in Swadlincote on Sunday 10 April
Image caption An area outside The Empire was cordoned off while police carried out forensic work

A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a teenage boy was fatally stabbed following a party at a bar in Derbyshire.

The 17-year-old, from Leicester, died in hospital after being found injured in Swadlincote on Sunday.

The arrested man, from Derby, is in custody along with another man, 23, who was arrested on suspicion of violent disorder.

A 29-year-old man is on bail after he was arrested on suspicion of assault.

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Officers believe the victim, who has not been named, was involved in an argument and stabbed in the chest.

A 20-year-old man from Leicester, who intervened, also needed hospital treatment for a chest wound.

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