Four held over car park murder

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Police investigating the brutal murder of a man found dead in a car park seven months ago arrested four men today.

Umair Waseem was severely beaten and was found with his ankles and wrists bound in the car park at Anglezarke, near Chorley, Lancashire, on February 2.

The cause of his death was severe head trauma. The 22-year-old is believed to have been the victim of a targeted attack.

Mr Waseem was last seen leaving the family home, where he lived with his mother, brother and sister, the previous evening.

Greater Manchester Police arrested two men, aged 23 and 26, on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.

A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and a 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery.

All remain in police custody for questioning.