POLICE have been granted extra time to quiz 10 men following a fatal stabbing in Rhyl.

North Wales Police were granted an extension of 36 hours by Llandudno Magistrates on Monday afternoon.

The extension means that the force will be able to continue questioning the men held in connection with the ongoing investigation into the murder of a 37 year old man.

The victim – who has been locally named as Amarjeet Singh – died after a stabbing incident during the early hours of Sunday morning on Prince Edward Avenue, Rhyl.

Mr Singh was taken to Glan Clwyd Hospital but later died. Three other people were also treated in hospital.

The 10 men – held in connection with the investigation – remain in custody at St Asaph police station.

Det Chief insp Simon Williams said: “I’d like to thank the public for their support thus far and continue to appeal to anyone with any information which may be relevant to contact us.”

Supt Sian Beck added: “We are aware of the impact such a case has on the community, and would like to reassure the public that we are increasing patrols over the coming days.”

Anyone with information is urged to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting reference V061153.