A man who was seriously injured in an assault in Malvern on New Year’s Eve has died.
The man, in his 60s, was assaulted outside The Beauchamp Arms on Worcester Road at around 10.15pm on Sunday evening (31 December).
He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and has sadly died from his injuries.
A 52-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder has been released on whilst enquires continue.
Officers are continuing to appeal for witnesses.
Detective Inspector Mark Walters said: “I would like to pass on my condolences to the family and friends of the individual who has sadly died following this tragic incident on Sunday evening.
“I know an incident like this brings great concern to the local community and I would like to reassure people that this is an isolated incident.
“Our investigation is continuing, and I urge anyone who may have seen the incident take place or has any other information, however small you think it may be, to please contact us”.
To contact police please call 101 quoting incident number 388i of December 31, 2023.
Alternatively, if you have information but don’t feel comfortable speaking to police, you can speak to the independent charity Crimestoppers. It is 100% anonymous, they never ask your name, and they cannot trace your call or IP address. You can contact them at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/ or 0800 555 111.