Murder victim identified in Green Lane Road incident
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Police have identified a man who was murdered in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Usman Patel, aged 32, was attacked and murdered at around 2.18am near a residential property on Green Lane Road, North Evington Leicester.
He received multiple stab wounds to his body and despite best efforts of the East Midlands Ambulance Service, he died at the scene.
His next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem has taken place. The post mortem gave the cause of death as stab wounds.
Detectives would like to hear from anyone who was in the local area prior to 02:30am who may have seen or heard anything suspicious.
Police are keeping an open mind as to the motive and the investigation continues.
Anyone with any information is asked to report on line at https://www.leics.police.uk/ro/report/ or call 101 and quote incident 85 of 18 July.
No further information at this time, updates will be published on the website as an when appropriate.