08 October 2020 18:33

Officers remain close to the cordon in Peel Street this morning.

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A man has died after being stabbed to death in west Hull. Emergency services rushed to the scene on Peel Street, close to the junction between Beverley Road and Spring Bank at around 8.45pm on October 7. Eyewitnesses said they had also heard the police helicopter circling overhead, with passersby reporting that there had been a stabbing. A number of people have been arrested in relation to the assault and remain in police custody. Humberside Police confirmed in the early hours of October 8 a man had died from his injuries.

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Officers have now launched a murder investigation. Read more about that here. The force are urging witnesses to come forward with any information that could help their investigations. Officers remain close to the cordon in Peel Street this morning. A white tent has been erected on a pavement on Wellington Lane.

You can follow live updates on this breaking incident in our dedicated live blog below. "Additional police patrols have been present in the area throughout the day and will remain over the weekend and into next week to provide a highly visible presence and reassurance to the community, and I would encourage people to please talk to us if you have any concerns," he said.