Victim named in murder inquiry as seven arrested

A man who died from stab wounds in Hull has been named as 45-year-old David Hunt.

Police were called to Arundel Close, off Victor Street, on Wednesday evening at about 22:00 BST.

Mr Hunt was taken to hospital but died from his injuries a short time later, Humberside Police said.

A murder investigation was launched and seven people have been arrested.

Police officers at a cordon in Arundel Close, Hull
A police cordon in Arundel Close on Thursday [BBC]

Two men and a woman were arrested at the scene on Wednesday. They are a 44-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman, who have been released on bail, and a 47-year-old man, who remains in custody.

A third man, aged 35, was arrested on Thursday and has been released on bail.

In the early hours of Friday, a further two men, aged 20 and 46, and a woman, aged 33, were arrested in the West Yorkshire area and remain in custody.

Det Ch Insp Jayne Goodens said officers believed it was an incident between people known to one another.

"I hope the news of a further four arrests reassures members of the public that we are treating this as a priority," she added.

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