Fatal assault: Man named

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A MAN who died after an assault in South Elmsall has been named.

Ian Mark Smith, 22, of South Elmsall, died after the assault at around 1.50am on Barnsley Road.

A post mortem was carried out which established that death was due to head injuries.

Five men have been arrested in connection with his death.

One has been released on police bail pending further enquiries and the rest remain inn custody.

Enquiries are ongoing and police are continuing to appeal for witnesses - anyone with information is asked to contact Wakefield District CID via 0845 6060606.

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