A murder investigation has been launched after a man died following ‘disturbance’.
Police were called to an address in the Cristionydd area of Penycae, Wrexham, at about 8.25pm on Monday, August 23.
A 57-year-old man was taken to hospital following the incident but later died, North Wales Police confirmed on Tuesday evening.
Three local people have been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the incident and an investigation is underway, the force said in a statement.
North Wales Police also said it is aware of speculation on social media suggesting the victim sustained knife injuries during the incident, but said such speculation is false. Officers called the disturbance an “isolated incident” and said there is “no ongoing threat to the wider community”.
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“We are aware that there has been some speculation on social media that a victim received knife injuries during the incident, which we can confirm was not the case,” a statement from the force read.
“This was an isolated incident and we would like to reassure the public that there is no ongoing threat to the wider community.
“There will be an increased police presence in the area over the coming days for community reassurance. Specially trained officers are supporting the family of the deceased.”
Detective Inspector Mark Hughes is appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information to contact officers on 101 or via the website, quoting reference number Z124379, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
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