Murder Investigation Launched After Body Of Newcastle Student James Steen Found In Rugby

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A murder investigation has been launched after a 23-year-old university student was found dead.

Warwickshire Police said they have arrested three men on suspicion of murder after the body of Newcastle University student James Steen was found at an address in Rugby on Saturday.

Mr Steen, who is from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, was discovered after the ambulance service was called to a property in Wood Street at 6am.

The force said: "His death is currently being treated as unexplained but as part of police inquiries three local men, aged 31, 29 and 25, were arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday morning.

"They were interviewed over the weekend and have since been bailed until September while investigations continue."

His next of kin have been informed.

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