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Arrests made in Sedgley alleyway murder case
5:27pm Saturday 28th July 2012 in Local
TWO men have been arrested in connection with the murder of a Sedgley man found in an alleyway with head injuries this morning.
The men, aged 18 and 19, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are in custody helping police with enquiries.
Victim Shane Watson, aged 23, was found in an alleyway in Spring Grove, Sedgley, at 3.20am. He was taken to hospital, but later died.
A specially trained family liaison police officer is with his family.
Detectives investigating the death have sealed off the area while forensic examinations of the scene take place.
Local officers are carrying out house to house enquiries and reassurance patrols.
A post mortem will take place in due course to establish the exact cause of death.
Det Insp Harry Harrison said: "Officers are carrying out enquiries at the scene and we are appealing for anyone who saw anything suspicious or anyone who was in the area in the early hours of this morning to contact us as soon as possible."
Anyone with information is asked to contact Force CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers confidentially on 0800 555 111
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