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Man arrested over street murder

Simon Bampton
Mr Bampton died in hospital after the incident

Police have arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of the murder of 28-year-old Simon Bampton in Bristol.

Mr Bampton, a construction worker from Southampton, was assaulted in Marsh Street, Bristol, just after 0230 BST on 19 August.

Police said two men were walking along Marsh Street when they were involved in an altercation.

A man got out of a car and punched Mr Bampton to the ground, causing him to hit his head.

He was taken to the Bristol Royal Infirmary where he later died.

Police are appealing to witnesses or anyone with information about the incident to contact them.




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