Police launch murder investigation following death in Rugby - The Rugby Observer

Police launch murder investigation following death in Rugby

Rugby Editorial 21st Aug, 2023   0

A MURDER investigation is underway following a death in Rugby yesterday (Sunday August 20).

Police and paramedics were called to a home in Overslade just after 3.20am. A man at the address was later pronounced deceased.

A man and two women were arrested on suspicion of murder. The man remains in custody and the women have been released.

Det Supt Pete Hill said: “Our thoughts are with the loved ones and friends of the victim at this difficult time.

“I know residents will feel shocked and concerned. At this time we believe this to be a contained, isolated incident and there is nothing to indicate any wider danger to the public.

“Officers and detectives will maintain a strong presence in the area – not only to gather evidence but also to make sure residents feels safe.”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police on 101 or visit www.warwickshire.police.uk/ro/report citing incident 53 of August 20.

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