Murder inquiry after man dies in Nottinghamshire
A 70-year-old man has died after an incident on a housing estate in Nottinghamshire, police have confirmed.
Officers were called to Pearl Close in Rainworth, near Mansfield, at about 12:00 GMT after receiving reports that a man had been injured. Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.
A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with his death.
Nottinghamshire Police have cordoned off the scene to carry out a murder investigation.
A post-mortem examination will take place to establish out how the man died. He has not yet been named.
Det Ch Insp Simon Firth said: "It would appear that the male had been subjected to some type of violent assault.
"As a result of that two people have been arrested... and are helping us with our enquiries."
He added that a number of forces from the East Midlands special operations and homicide units were assisting Nottinghamshire Police with their investigation.