Body of man, 30s, found with serious injuries at home as police launch murder probe

A MURDER probe has been launched after the body of a man was found at home with serious injuries.

Police were scrambled to the house in Christchurch, Dorset, following a report of a concern for welfare.

They discovered the body of the victim, aged in his 30s, with serious injuries.

Police have now launched a murder investigation and say the man's next of kin have been informed.

They have not confirmed where anyone has been arrested following the horror yesterday at around 7.53pm.

Detective Chief Inspector Emma Sweetzer, of Dorset Police, said: “Our thoughts are with the family of the man who sadly died.

“We will be carrying out a full investigation to establish exactly what happened at the address. All efforts are directed at finding those responsible.

“I am appealing to anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the area since Sunday 2 January 2022 to please contact us.

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“A cordon has been put in place at the address and there will continue to be a heavy police presence in the vicinity as we carry out enquiries.

"Officers can be approached by members of the public with any information or concerns.”

Anyone with information has been asked to call police on 101 quoting number 55220001688.

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