BRIDGWATER NEWS: Murder investigation continues in Bridgwater

BRIDGWATER NEWS: Murder investigation continues in Bridgwater

POLICE officers have been continuing to investigate the murder of a man at an address in George Street in Bridgwater.

The man was discovered with serious injuries at about 12.30pm on Saturday (October 20, 2018) and was treated by paramedics including from air ambulance but was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and police have been granted additional time to question him.  A second man, 46, has also been arrested in connection with the incident and also remains in police custody.

A police spokesman, speaking on Monday (October 22, 2018), said: “We continue to carry out house to house enquiries and extensive forensic work so the cordon still remains in place near to Dampiet House and some of the adjoining car park for the time being.

“We would also like to speak to anyone who may have seen anything suspicious at about lunchtime in the area on Saturday.”

The police spokesman added: “If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5218234910.

“You can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800-555-111.

“No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court or have to speak to police when contacting Crimestoppers.”