SOUTH NORMANTON: Two arrested on suspicion of murdering man

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Officers investigating the death of a man in South Normanton have arrested two people on suspicion of murder.

A 31-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman, who are both from South Normanton, were arrested in the village at 10am today.

The man who died has been formally identified as Daniel Thomas Baker, who lived in Derby. A post-mortem examination revealed that he died from a stab wound.

Mr Baker was discovered collapsed on Mansfield Road at 11.35pm on Friday by a couple of people who were walking along the road.

He was taken to King’s Mill Hospital where he was certified dead on arrival.

Officers would particularly like to hear from anyone who saw Mr Baker between 5pm on Thursday when he caught a Red Arrow bus from Clay Cross to Derby up until Friday night when he was found injured in South Normanton.

Anyone who has information should contact police on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.