Fourth murder arrest in investigation into killing of Fatjon Oruci in Rotherham

Date published: 12 January 2022 19:53
Dated: 12 January 2022 19:53:18

Detectives investigating the killing of Fatjon Oruci in Rotherham on New Year’s Day have made a fourth arrest for murder.

A 33-year-old man from Rotherham was arrested this afternoon and has since been released under investigation as enquiries continue.

Fatjon, aged 22, from London, was found on Doncaster Road at about 1.20am on 1 January. A post mortem found he died of catastrophic injuries as a result of beating, while he had also been stabbed.

A 26-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman were arrested the same day on suspicion of murder after fleeing back to London. A 23-year-old man from Rotherham was then arrested on suspicion of murder on 4 January. All three have been released and are no longer being treated as suspects in this investigation.

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