Murder probe latest - Man died from head and neck injuries

Crime scene investigators pictured at the property on Reed Street in Burnley.
Crime scene investigators pictured at the property on Reed Street in Burnley.

A MAN found unconscious at his Burnley home died from head and neck injuries, a post-mortem has revealed.

The 51-year-old was found slumped on the floor at his Reed Street home on Wednesday night and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

A murder probe was launched into the man’s death and five people were arrested by police. A 49-year-old woman and three men aged 42, 45 and 48 are still being questioned by detectives.

A 20-year-old woman has been released with no further action.

Police are still appealing for information about the death of the 51-year-old.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.