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Man Dies Following Assault In Harlow
A man has been arrested after another man died following an assault near the Park Inn Hotel in Harlow.
Police were called to reports of a man having been punched in the head at the Park Inn Hotel on Southern Way in Harlow at around 12.40am on Saturday.
Essex Police said: " The 52-year-old man from Harlow had suffered a serious head injury and was taken to hospital, where he died on the afternoon of Sunday, December 13.
"A 20-year-old man from Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, was arrested in connection with the investigation. He has been released on police bail until December 28 pending further enquiries.
"Our enquiries are continuing and anyone with information is asked to call Harlow CID on 101. Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org."
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