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Richard Bernard identified as Derby stabbing victim

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Image caption Richard Bernard was found outside his flat in Trocadero Court, in Derby, on Tuesday night

A man who was stabbed in his home, triggering a murder investigation, has been described by his family as a "very much loved son and brother".

Richard Bernard was found outside his flat in Trocadero Court, in Derby, on Tuesday night.

Det Ch Insp Dave Cox, of Derbyshire Police, said police believe the 51-year-old was attacked in his home before he collapsed and died outside.

A man and woman arrested in connection with his death have been bailed.

Police declined to say what offences they had been arrested on suspicion of.

Mr Bernard's mother Nita, sister Claire and brother Andrew said in a statement: "We are devastated to hear the tragic news about Richard."

A post mortem examination revealed Mr Bernard died from stab wounds.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Derbyshire Police.

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Image caption Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of a 51-year-old man, who was found at Trocadero Court

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