Murder investigation launched by Cambridgeshire Police after 18-year-old dies in hospital

A man who was assaulted in Cambridge in the early hours of this morning has died in hospital.

Thursday, 15th November 2018, 6:39 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th November 2018, 7:41 pm
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The 18-year-old was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge after suffering a serious injury in a fight outside the Grand Arcade entrance in St Andrews Street.

Police are now treating the death as murder and a 23-year-old man from North London, who was arrested on suspicion of committing grievous bodily harm, has been re-arrested on suspicion of murder.

A 20-year-old man from Cambridge remains in custody after being arrested on suspicion of committing grievous bodily harm.

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Both men are at Parkside Police Station.

The incident was reported at 3.18am. A cordon put up outside the Grand Arcade in St Andrews Street has been removed.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident 35 of today or visit

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or via