Man dies after being seriously injured in 'cowardly' attack in Hampshire

A MAN who was seriously injured in a ‘cowardly’ attack has died.

Thursday, 23rd January 2020, 11:31 am
Updated Thursday, 23rd January 2020, 11:34 am

Police have launched a murder probe following the death of Frazer Brabant, from Basingstoke.

He was seriously assaulted during an attack on October 31 last year.

Frazer was found with serious injuries in the rear garden of a residential property in Gershwin Road, Basingstoke.

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Frazer Brabant died in hospital

He remained in hospital following the incident but passed away on Tuesday, January 21.

Detective Inspector Lee McClellan said: ‘This was an extremely violent and cowardly attack that happened nearly three months ago.

‘Nearly three months that Frazer has spent in hospital, unable to speak or communicate in any way with his family, who were at his bedside throughout and who have been left heartbroken.

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‘We are appealing to anyone who has any information about this crime, no matter how small or unimportant you think it is, please get in touch with us.

‘I and my team are committed to finding those responsible and bringing them to justice.’

Five people have been arrested in connection with the incident on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

They are two men in their 30s from Basingstoke and three men in their 20s – two from Basingstoke and one from Middlesex.

The men remain under investigation.

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