Fourth arrest for murder after a 22-year-old was beaten and stabbed on Rotherham Street

A fourth person has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the murder of Fatjon Oruci on New Year’s Day in Rotherham.

Fatjon, who was from London, was found dead in Doncaster Road in the early hours of January 1st this year.

The 22-year-old died as a result of “catastrophic injuries” sustained during a beating, an autopsy revealed. He too had been stabbed.

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On the day Fatjon’s body was found, a 26-year-old man and 20-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of murder.

The couple had fled “back to London” before being arrested, a South Yorkshire Police spokesman said.

On Tuesday January 4, 2022, a 23-year-old man from Rotherham was also arrested on suspicion of murder.

All three have since been released and are no longer treated as suspects in this investigation.

But officers have now made a fourth arrest as part of their investigation.

The 33-year-old Rotherham man has been released as part of the investigation while the investigation continues.

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