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Sheffield New Year's Eve party murder: Joshua Green was victim

image captionJoshua Green in the clothes he went out in on New Year’s Eve

A man who died at a New Year's Eve party in Sheffield has been named by police.

Father-of-two Joshua Green died at a party at the Stars Suite on Queens Road in the city. South Yorkshire Police were called to the scene at about 02:45 GMT on 1 January.

Officers said they believed the man died of his injuries following a confrontation.

Police are appealing for information following the death of the 27-year-old.

Det Supt Andy Thompson said: "I am appealing for people in the club on New Year's Eve to please come forward.

"We know there were 400 people at the party.

"Two other people, a man and a woman, in the club were injured that night as well. Anyone who was in the club that evening or saw who the assaults are asked to contact us.

"All information will be treated confidentially."

The police are investigating whether the injuries the man and woman sustained are connected to the murder investigation.

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