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  • Murder investigation launched in Bournemouth

    17 November 2019
    Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man died following an alleged assault in Bournemouth - with one man being arrested. At 10.10pm on Saturday 16 November 2019 Dorset Police was called by the ambulance service to reports of a 20-year-...
  • Update in relation to investigation into death of man in Weymouth

    07 November 2019
    Two people arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender during an investigation into the death of a man in Weymouth will face no further police action. Dorset Police was called at 10.17am on Saturday 7 September 2019 by the ambulance service following ...
  • Two people charged in connection with death of man in Weymouth

    09 October 2019
    Detectives investigating the death of a man in Weymouth have charged a man and woman with manslaughter. Dorset Police was called at 10.17am on Saturday 7 September 2019 by the ambulance service following reports of the sudden death of a 75-year-old man -...
  • Further update following arrest in connection with death of man in Weymouth

    02 October 2019
    A fourth person arrested in connection with the death of a man in Weymouth has been released under investigation while enquiries continue. An investigation is ongoing into the death of a 75-year-old man at an address on The Esplanade that was reported on...
  • Update – further arrest in connection with death of man in Weymouth

    01 October 2019
    Detectives investigating the death of a man in Weymouth have made a fourth arrest - with a man being questioned on suspicion of assisting an offender. An investigation is ongoing into the death of a 75-year-old man at an address on The Esplanade that was...
  • Death of man in Weymouth – further update

    17 September 2019
    A 38-year-old man arrested in connection with the death of a man in Weymouth has been released from custody while enquiries continue. Dorset Police was called at 10.17am on Saturday 7 September 2019 by the ambulance service following reports of the sudde...
  • Update in murder investigation following death of man in Weymouth

    15 September 2019
    A man and a woman arrested in connection with the death of a man in Weymouth have been released from custody while enquiries continue. Dorset Police was called at 10.17am on Saturday 7 September 2019 by the ambulance service following reports of the sudd...
  • Murder investigation launched following death of man in Weymouth

    14 September 2019
    Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Weymouth. Dorset Police was called at 10.17am on Saturday 7 September 2019 by the ambulance service following reports of the sudden death of a 75-year-old man at an address o...
  • 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...