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Turkey death: 'Blunt head trauma' killed Blackpool man Simon Marx

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A man who died on holiday the day after he was allegedly involved in a fight at a pub was killed by a blunt head trauma, it has emerged.Simon Marx, 42, died in Fethiye, Turkey on 8 October after travelling there from Blackpool the previous night.As a result of the post-mortem, his death is now regarded as suspicious.Three men previously arrested on suspicion of murder – aged 29, 54 and 29 – have been bailed and a fourth, 58, has been released under investigation.Lancashire Police said Mr Marx had been involved in an altercation at the Newton Arms in Staining at about 00:20 BST on 7 October.They are now looking to speak to anyone who was in the pub that evening.Police are also keen to speak to anyone who spoke to Mr Marx on 8 October before he flew to Turkey.
Source: BBC Lancashire