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  • 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...
  • Man jailed for the murder of Stela Domador-Kuzma

    30 November 2018
    A man is beginning a life prison sentence for the murder of Stela Domador-Kuzma in Bournemouth. Ryan Justin Thornton, 20, pleaded guilty at a previous hearing to killing the 34-year-old Venezuelan national in her bedroom in Bournemouth on Sunday 8 July 2...
  • Further update – investigation into death of man near Blandford

    19 October 2018
    One of two men arrested in connection with the death of a man at a farm near Blandford has been released from under investigation. At 8.25pm on Friday 28 September 2018 Dorset Police received a report that a 25-year-old local man had sustained serious in...
  • Man admits murdering Stela Domador-Kuzma in Bournemouth

    12 October 2018
    A man has pleaded guilty to the murder of Stela Domador-Kuzma in Bournemouth. Ryan Justin Thornton, 20, appeared at Winchester Crown Court on Friday 12 October 2018 and entered a guilty plea to killing the 34-year-old Venezuelan national in her bedroom o...
  • Update – officers name man who died at farm near Blandford

    05 October 2018
    Detectives are now in a position to name a man who died at a farm near Blandford. At 8.25pm on Friday 28 September 2018 Dorset Police received a report that a 25-year-old local man had sustained serious injuries following an incident at Hanford Farm. Sad...
  • Update – investigation launched into death of man near Blandford

    02 October 2018
    Detectives investigating the death of a man at a farm near Blandford have released one arrested man on police bail and a second man has been released under investigation. At 8.25pm on Friday 28 September 2018 Dorset Police received a report that a 25-yea...
  • Investigation launched into death of man near Blandford

    29 September 2018
    Detectives have launched an investigation into the death of a man at a farm near Blandford, with two men arrested. At 8.25pm on Friday 28 September 2018 Dorset Police received a report that a local 25-year-old man had sustained serious injuries following...
  • Murder investigation in Christchurch – family tribute

    10 September 2018
    An event is being held in Christchurch for people to remember Sharon Perrett. 37-year-old Sharon was sadly pronounced dead at an address in Park Gardens in the early hours of Sunday 26 August 2018. Officers are investigating the circumstances of her dea...
  • Murder investigation launched in Christchurch

    26 August 2018
    Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a woman’s body was found in Christchurch - with one man arrested. At around 2.45am today, Sunday 26 August 2018, officers were called to an address in Park Gardens following a report that a 37-y...
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