Man, 25, dies after being 'attacked' in seaside town as cops arrest suspect on 'murder' | The Sun

A 25-YEAR-OLD man has died after being attacked in a seaside town.

Matthew Guthrie suffered serious head injuries and sadly passed away in hospital yesterday.

Lancashire Constabulary said they had been called to Henry Street, Lytham to reports of an assault about 1.30am on Saturday, June 18.

They found Matthew suffering serious head injuries and rushed him to hospital.

Tragically, the young man died in hospital the next day.

At the time, police arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of section 18 grievous bodily harm and re-arrested him on suspicion of manslaughter.

He has since been released on bail.

Det Chief Insp Jane Webb of Lancashire Police said: “Our thoughts are very much with Matthew’s family at this sad and distressing time for them.

“This is a tragic case, and the investigation is ongoing. We continue to appeal for witnesses to the incident and ask for anyone with information to come forward.”

Please contact 101, quoting log 0134 of June 18, 2023.

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