OFFICERS investigating the death of a 36-year-old man in Stratford have been granted a further 36 hours to question four people.
It follows warrants for further detention, which were heard at Leamington Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday (June 24) in relation to a a 39-year-old man, a 41-year-old man, a 37-year-old woman all from Stratford and a 26-year-old woman from Wellesbourne.
They have all been arrested on suspicion of murder.
A fifth person, a 36-year-old man from Stratford – who was initially arrested on suspicion of assault – has been arrested on suspicion of murder and also remains in police custody.
The arrests are in relation to an assault that took place on Arden Street at around 4.15pm on Monday (June 22).
The victim – a 36-year-old man – was identified as Stratford man Tristram Wallace and died at the scene following the assault.
The road, which was closed at the roundabout on Guild Street/Birmingham Road, next to Shakespeare Street while police carried out their inquiries, has since re-opened.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting incident 303 of Monday 22 June.