Man stabbed to death and two injured after argument at Royal British Legion club

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A 23-year-old man has died after being stabbed outside a Royal British Legion club in Lymington, Hampshire.

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Officers were called at 11.55 am on Friday to report the attack on the city’s High Street after a verbal dispute.

A 23-year-old man was declared brought dead at the scene. Hampshire Police said his family members have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.


Another 23-year-old man was seriously injured and is currently undergoing treatment at Southampton General Hospital.

A 23-year-old woman suffered superficial chest wounds and is currently undergoing treatment at Southampton General Hospital. His injuries are not life threatening.

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Since then four people have been arrested on suspicion of murder and all are currently in custody.

Three men aged 18, 20 and 29 and a 14-year-old boy have been arrested on charges of murder. All four of Lymington remained in custody on Saturday.

Detective Chief Inspector Dave Storey, who is leading the investigation, said: “This is a serious incident, and our condolences go out to the family of the man killed.

“We believe this incident occurred after a verbal dispute in the Royal British Army, and we have arrested four people as part of our inquiry.”

Anyone who has information that may assist Hampshire Constabulary inquiries is asked to call 101, quoting 44210425369.


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