Man dies after being found injured on a Melbourne street

Christopher Talbot

A man aged in his 20s has died in suspicious circumstances on a Melbourne street despite emergency services trying to save his life.

Paramedics worked on the patient who had suffered stab wounds to his back in Ashley Street in West Footscray on Saturday night, but he died at the scene, police say.

The exact circumstances surrounding the death are unknown, however, homicide detectives are investigating.

A man was found with stab wounds to his back on a Melbourne street overnight. Photo: 7 News

Police are investigating whether his death was the result of a meeting gone wrong.

Detectives are reviewing security footage from the area and have asked anyone with any information to come forward.