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  • Man cleared of murder charge in relation to death of man near Blandford

    08 August 2019
    A man charged with murder in connection with the death of fellow employee at a farm near Blandford has been found not guilty following a trial. On the evening of Friday 28 September 2018 Dorset Police was called to Hanford Farm following a report that a ...
  • Man admits killing his elderly step-grandfather in Poole

    24 June 2019
    A man has pleaded guilty to killing his 82-year-old step-grandfather in Poole. Matty Locks, 26 and of Ashley Road in Poole, appeared at Winchester Crown Court today, Monday 24 June 2019, and pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Charles Taylor on the gro...
  • Investigation launched into death of woman in Wareham

    30 May 2019
    Detectives are carrying out an investigation into the death of a woman in Wareham. At 2.59pm on Wednesday 29 May 2019 Dorset Police received a report from the ambulance service of the unexpected death of a woman aged in her 50s at an address in West Wall...
  • Update – investigation launched into death of woman in Wareham

    30 May 2019
    A man arrested in connection with the death of a woman in Wareham has been released on police bail pending further enquiries. At 2.59pm on Wednesday 29 May 2019 Dorset Police received a report from the ambulance service of the unexpected death of a woman...
  • Murder investigation in Sherborne – man charged

    23 May 2019
    Detectives investigating the death of a pensioner in Sherborne have charged a man with murder. At 5.11pm on Tuesday 21 May 2019 Dorset Police received a report of a serious assault at an address in Ridgeway. Officers attended together with the ambulance...
  • Murder investigation in Sherborne – man charged

    23 May 2019
    Detectives investigating the death of a pensioner in Sherborne have charged a man with murder. At 5.11pm on Tuesday 21 May 2019 Dorset Police received a report of a serious assault at an address in Ridgeway. Officers attended together with the ambulance...
  • Murder investigation in Sherborne – man charged

    23 May 2019
    Detectives investigating the death of a pensioner in Sherborne have charged a man with murder. At 5.11pm on Tuesday 21 May 2019 Dorset Police received a report of a serious assault at an address in Ridgeway. Officers attended together with the ambulance...
  • Murder investigation in Sherborne – man charged

    23 May 2019
    Detectives investigating the death of a pensioner in Sherborne have charged a man with murder. At 5.11pm on Tuesday 21 May 2019 Dorset Police received a report of a serious assault at an address in Ridgeway. Officers attended together with the ambulance...
  • Murder investigation launched in Sherborne

    21 May 2019
    Detectives have launched a murder investigation following an incident in Sherborne - with one man arrested. At 5.11pm on Tuesday 21 May 2019 Dorset Police received a report of a serious assault at an address in Ridgeway. Officers attended together with ...
  • Man due in court in connection with death of elderly man in Poole

    02 January 2019
    A man is due to appear in court in connection with the death of an elderly man in Poole. At 8.31pm on Monday 17 December 2018 Dorset Police was called by the ambulance service to reports that a man aged in his 80s had been assaulted at an address in Phyl...
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