Fifth arrest made in Leeds murder investigation

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A fifth arrest has been made in connection to the murder investigation in Leeds.

A 57-year-old man was seriously assaulted by a number of men who had arrived in a vehicle on Middleton Lane in the Thorpe area of Leeds at 7.23pm on Saturday.

He died in the early hours of Sunday morning at Leeds General Infirmary.

Of the four people previously arrested two - a 16-year-old boy and a 40-year-old man (police previously said he was 50) have been released on police bail.

A fifth arrest has now been made - a 30-year-old man was arrested from the Doncaster area. He was arrested on suspicion of murder.