Man in his 20s is found dead in house on outskirts of Bristol after suffering 'serious injury' as 25-year-old is arrested on suspicion
Man in his 20s is found dead in house on outskirts of Bristol after suffering ‘serious injury’ as 25-year-old is arrested on suspicion of murder
- A man in his 20s has died after suffering serious injury at a home in Kingswood
- Police have stepped up patrols in the South-West town following Sunday’s death
- A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder, police confirmed
A man in his 20s has died after suffering a serious injury at a house on the outskirts of Bristol, with a 25-year-old in custody on suspicion of murder.
Avon and Somerset Police were called out to a home in Kingswood at around 3am yesterday morning, where they discovered the victim.
He was pronounced dead at the scene shortly afterwards.
A 25-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder remains in custody, as police appeal for any witnesses who were near the home in Kennard Road to come forward.
Police remain outside a home in Kingswood today after a man in his 20s was murdered
Officers remain outside the home today as forensic teams begin a search for evidence.
DCI Darren Hannant, of the Major Crime Investigation Team, said: ‘At this stage we’re treating the death as suspicious and a 25-year-old man has been arrested.
A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder, while police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after receiving a call at around 3am yesterday morning
‘A forensic post-mortem examination will now be carried out to determine the cause of the man’s death and the property has been cordoned off so further enquiries can take place.
‘The victim’s family are aware will be supported by a specialist liaison officer.
‘We know this incident will cause concern to those living in the local area so there will be additional patrols of the area over the coming days.’
If you have information about this incident and haven’t yet spoken with the police, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5221026964