Latest update on suspicious death in Bournemouth

Below is the latest statement in relation to the incident that occurred at 4.52pm on Tuesday 17 July 2012 in the Lansdowne Road area of Bournemouth.

A 29-year-old man from Bournemouth has been arrested in the area of Beechy Road on suspicion of murder and is helping the detectives with their investigation. Officers are not looking for anyone else in relation to this incident. The investigation continues with the man still in custody.

A forensic post mortem will be carried out later on today.

Details of the victim will be forthcoming as soon as the next of kin have been informed.

Enquires have revealed that a man left the scene along Holdenhurst Road in the direction of Bournemouth railway station.

As this was a busy time of day, police urge if anyone saw anything suspicious or have any information about this incident, to call the police in confidence on 101, quoting incident number 17:354.

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