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Police have 'open mind' over Welsh fan's murder

Detectives investigating the murder of a Wales football fan outside Wembley stadium said there was no evidence suggesting his assault only involved Welsh spectators.

Michael Dye (44) was killed on Tuesday evening before the international side kicked off against England in a European qualifier.

He sustained head injuries and suffered a heart attack.

Police arrested six men and said all were believed to have been Wales supporters.

Last night the Metropolitan Police issued a statement saying: "Police are keeping an open mind to the motive for this assault.

"There is nothing to suggest at this time the incident was between only Welsh football supporters and police are eager to trace anyone who attended the match who can assist."

Mr Dye, who lived in Cardiff, was an avid fan of the city's football club and it was reported he might have been caught up in trouble with rival fans from Swansea City. The six suspects - aged from their late 20s to early 40s - were released without any further action.

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