Detectives in Bournemouth are renewing their
appeal for witnesses and anyone with information to come
forward following the death of a man in the
Boscombe area of the town.
2.26am on Wednesday 25 July 2012, Dorset Police received a report
that a man had been seriously injured at an address in Roumelia
Lane in the Boscombe area of the town.
and the body of a man was discovered.
Detective Chief Inspector Kevin
Connolly, of Dorset Police’s Major Crime Team, said: “I can confirm
that we are treating this death as suspicious and have launched a
“I understand that the victim, a man
believed to be in his twenties, sustained a gun shot wound.
“The investigation is still in its early
stages and we are following various lines of enquiries.
“I would urge any witnesses and anyone
with information to contact Dorset Police as soon as possible.
“I am especially keen to speak with
anyone who saw anything suspicious or unusual in the area of Winsor
Road, Roumelia Lane, Cecil Road and Sea Road between midnight and
4am this morning, Wednesday 25 July 2012.
“I would like to reassure members of the
public that an extensive investigation is ongoing and there is no
immediate concern for the safety of the community.”
The deceased man has not yet been
formally identified. Next of kin are aware and the Coroner has been
Witnesses and anyone with
information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting
incident number 25:46. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous
Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may