BREAKING: Police launch murder probe after man assaulted in Doncaster bar is found dead

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Doncaster detectives have launched a murder investigation, after a 24-year-old Doncaster bar attack victim was found dead in his bed this morning.

The man was reportedly assaulted in the VDKA bar, in Silver Street, shortly after 11pm yesterday (Thursday, August 13)

The victim, who has not been formally identified but is believed to be a 24-year-old Doncaster man, left the bar, returned home and went to bed following the incident.

He was later found dead in bed at around 5.20am this morning (Friday, August 14).

The cause of death has not yet been confirmed.

Doncaster detectives have been carrying out extensive enquiries, including reviewing CCTV recorded inside the bar.

They have released images of a man they believe may have vital information which could assist with the investigation.

Anyone who believes they could help with the inquiry should contact South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 122 of 14 August 2015.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111