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Assaulted Vantaa mail carrier dies

The letter carrier was attacked in the early morning hours on Thursday, according to police.

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A postal worker in Vantaa died from injuries sustained in a brutal attack at around 3.30am this past Thursday. The police said they are investigating the case as a murder.

The mail carrier was taken to the hospital following the attack but later died, the East Uusimaa police said. 

Police have so far apprehended one individual who faces a remand hearing on Sunday. 

Investigators are asking the public to come forward with any information that may be pertinent to the case, particularly relating to sightings in Vantaa's Myyrmäki and Kaivoksela areas between 3 and 4am on 17 November. 

The police can be contacted at or by phoning 050 399 9026.

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