Man dies after car park attack in Beaumont Leys

The car park where the assault took place

A man has died after an attack in a car park in the Beaumont Leys area of Leicester early this morning.

Police were called to Canonsleigh Road at around 6.20am on Sunday morning, where a man was found with life-threatening injuries.

He was taken to hospital where he later died. The victim is believed to be in his 20’s.

A cordon has been put in place while a forensic examination of the scene is conducted and detectives try to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the death.

Neighbours say they are shocked by the death and a number of residents have expressed concern on social media.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who saw what happened or has information about how the man sustained his injuries.

If you can help detectives with their enquiries, please call 101 quoting incident 118 of the 26 March.