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Family tribute after victim of Nottingham assault dies in hospital

A man who was seriously injured in a street assault has died in hospital.

Officers were called to Alfred Street North, St Ann’s, Nottingham, shortly before 9 pm on 17 June following reports of an assault.

Jermaine Mazlum, aged 43, of Nottingham, was treated at the scene by paramedics and taken to Queen’s Medical Centre, where he sadly died on 5 July.

Paying tribute, his family said in a joint statement:

“When Jermaine was suddenly taken away from us it took a big part of us all. He had a good soul and would do anything for anyone.

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“He would always have the biggest smile on his face no matter what he was going through. He will be truly missed and will always have a place in our hearts.

“He’s gone too soon but will never be forgotten. We respectfully ask for privacy at this time as we try and come to terms with our loss.”

Kevin Wild, aged 53, of Alfred Street North, St Ann’s, was previously charged with causing grievous bodily harm and remains remanded in custody while awaiting the court process.

Detective Inspector Clare Gibson, of Nottinghamshire Police, said:

“I’d like to express my sincere condolences to Jermaine’s family and friends during this incredibly difficult time.

“Even though we have charged a suspect, this remains an active investigation and I would again appeal to anyone who saw what happened or has any information that could assist us to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting crime number 24*356658, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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