Stoke & Staffordshire

Man dies in street after 'stabbing' in Stone

Police at the scene in Stone Image copyright Staffordshire Police
Image caption Emergency services were called to a house in Stone, Staffordshire

A 22-year-old man has been found dead in a Staffordshire street after suffering a "serious stab wound".

Emergency services were called to Whitemill Lane in Stone in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Paramedics were unable to resuscitate the man and he died at the scene. A murder inquiry is now under way.

A 29-year-old man, arrested at a house in the town, is due to be questioned by officers later. A weapon has also been recovered, police said.

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