Hyde park murder victim’s name released

Mwila Chitalu who was found dead in Leeds on November 3
Mwila Chitalu who was found dead in Leeds on November 3
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A man who died after being assaulted in Hyde Park, Leeds, yesterday has been named as 30-year-old Mwila Chitalu.

Mr Chitalu, who lived locally, was found seriously injured in Brudenell Road, Hyde Park, at about 8.45am on November 3.

He was taken to Leeds General Infirmary but died shortly after arriving.

It is believed Mr Chitalu had been at a party in nearby Ash Grove.

Police are continuing to question a 20-year-old man from Bradford who was arrested yesterday (November 3).

Six other people have been released without charge and three have been bailed pending further enquiries.

Officers are continuing to appeal for anyone who witnessed the incident to contact the homicide and major enquiry team via the non-emergency number 101. Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.