Officers investigating the murder of a man in Oxford have made a further arrest.

A 40-year-old man from Oxford was arrested yesterday afternoon on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and assisting an offender.

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He remains in police custody.

The arrest is in connection with an incident in Bayswater Road on Friday in which a man in his thirties died.

Lewis Brown, aged 20, of Barton Village Road, Oxford, has been charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and will appear at Oxford Magistrates’ Court today.

Although formal identification has not yet taken place, a Home Office post-mortem examination conducted yesterday has confirmed that the victim died from a stab wound to the chest.

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The scene-watch in Bayswater Road and adjacent park has now been lifted.

Formal identification has not yet taken place, but is expected to be confirmed today.

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