21st Jan, 2018

Police name victim of Coventry 'street robbery' as 51-year-old Adam Chandler

Coventry Editorial 15th Jun, 2016 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

POLICE have named Adam Chandler as the Coventry man who died in the ‘street robbery’ in the city centre on Monday (June 13).

Mr Chandler, previously known as Adam Holmes, was found unconscious near to Pool Meadow bus station around 10.50am.

The 51-year-old was taken to University Hospital, but despite the best efforts of staff he sadly died.

A post mortem carried out yesterday was inconclusive and further tests will be conducted to establish the cause of death.

Three men have since been arrested on suspicion of his murder.

A 35-year-old has been released on police bail and two men, aged 27 and 28, remain in police custody assisting detectives with their investigation.

Detective Inspector Warren Hines from Force CID, said: “We are continuing to follow up a number of lines of enquiry.

“The incident began with the theft of a bicycle from outside McDonalds in Coventry city centre which culminated in a fight in Lady Herbert’s Garden.

“I want to appeal to anyone who was in the area on Monday and saw what happened to contact me as a matter of urgency.”

Anyone with information should contact Warren Hines on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111

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