Man stabbed to death after snowball fight

A man who was stabbed to death following a snowball fight was named today.

Anthony Finbar Burke, 20, was attacked in Clos y Berllan in Rhuddlan, near Rhyl in North Wales, last night.

A 19-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is being questioned by detectives.

North Wales Police are appealing for witnesses to the attack, which happened after an argument broke out.

A force spokeswoman said officers were called out at 10.30pm following reports that a man had been seriously injured in the street.

The victim was taken by ambulance to Glan Clwyd Hospital where he later died of his injuries.

The spokeswoman said it was believed he was involved in a snowball fight.

She added that Mr Burke’s family have asked for their privacy to be respected.

Officers are conducting house-to-house inquiries in the area and are keen to speak to anyone who saw a group of youths in the street between 10pm and 10.30pm last night.

Anyone with information is urged to contact North Wales Police on 101 if in Wales, 0845 6071001 (Welsh line), 0845 6071002 (English line), Crimestoppers Cymru Wales on 0800 555111.

Alternatively text 66767.

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