Six people are being held on suspicion of murder after a man died in a “brawl over a football match”.
A 58-year-old was found seriously injured at Parkdean Resorts in Camber Sands, Sussex last night.
The victim is said to have been involved in an altercation following the opening game of the Premier League season.
According to The Sun, a row broke out at The Showbar at the site following Crystal Palace’s televised game against Arsenal.
Police said the incident happened just before 11pm on Friday and involved “a group of people”.
Paramedics were at the scene but the man died “despite the best efforts of the paramedics”.
His next of kin have been informed.
A Sussex Police spokesman said: “Police have arrested six people on suspicion of murder following the death of a man at a holiday park on Lydd Road, Camber Sands, in the early hours of Saturday morning.
“Emergency services were called around 10.50pm on Friday to receive reports of an altercation with a group of people.
“Despite the best efforts of paramedics, a 58-year-old man was unfortunately pronounced dead at the scene shortly after midnight.
“Six people have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are currently in custody.”
Detective Superintendent Jon Hull said: “Our investigation is at a very early stage but I would like to reassure the public that this appears to be an isolated case with no major risk of harm.
“Officials are now working to establish the full circumstances, while the victim’s next of kin are being assisted by specialized officers.”
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