Police name assault victim as Karl Pendleton

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Police have named the victim of an assault in Whitwell who later died as 39-year-old Karl Pendleton.

Mr Pendleton was assaulted in a flat on Holmefield Road in the early hours of Saturday 20th July.

His condition deteriorated on Monday and he died in Bassetlaw Hospital on Wednesday 24th July.

Derbyshire Police said a post mortem examination carried out today revealed that his death was from natural causes and not connected with the assault.