5 males have been arrested on suspicion of killing soccer fan Simon Dobbin, who died 5 years after being attacked on his means residence from a match.
The Cambridge United fan, Mr Dobbin, was left with everlasting mind harm after being hit on the best way residence from the match in Southend on March 21, 2015.
He was unable to stroll or speak and wanted care nonstop.
Mr. Dobbin died on the age of 48 on October 21, 2020, at his residence in Mildenhall, Suffolk.
Medical checks have proven a direct hyperlink between Mr Dobbin’s demise and his accidents, Essex police stated.
The 5 suspects, aged 27, 30, 34, 39 and 45, have been arrested on Friday morning at addresses within the south of the county.
All are being held in custody and might be questioned on suspicion of homicide.
Detective Superintendent Stephen Jennings of the Kent and Essex Critical Crime Directorate, who’s main the investigation, stated: was attacked in March 2015.
“On account of these findings, we started to deal with Simon’s demise as against the law and a brand new investigation was launched.
“Throughout that investigation, this morning we arrested 5 folks suspected of homicide.
“We’re additionally speaking to quite a lot of individuals who we take into account witnesses to assemble their accounts.”