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Bentley murder victim named

Karl Smith, 25, of Broughton Avenue, Bentley.

Karl Smith, 25, of Broughton Avenue, Bentley.

DETECTIVES have identified the Doncaster dad whose death has sparked a murder probe.

Tributes are being paid to Karl Smith, 25, of Broughton Avenue, who was found collapsed in Bentley on Saturday night.

He was believed to have suffered head injuries in a fight earlier in the evening at The Drum in Watch House Lane.

A post mortem was conducted yesterday but further tests are necessary to identify the cause of Mr Smith’s death.

The 18-year-old local man arrested on suspicion of murder has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information that could assist the police investigation is urged to contact South Yorkshire Police on 101, or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 
 
 

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