Teenager arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with Fareham investigation

A TEENAGER has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with a Fareham murder investigation.Â

Friday, 24th August 2018, 6:25 pm
Updated Monday, 3rd September 2018, 12:17 pm
Michael Deary

Police investigating the murder of 29-year-old Michael Deary at Omaha Close in Fareham have arrested a 17-year-old from Gosport.

Michael's body was found in his flat in Omaha Close at about 12.40pm on Monday after officers were called over a concern for welfare.

Det Supt Scott Clarke said: '˜We'd like to thank the community for all of their support so far, particularly the residents of Omaha Close.

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Michael Deary

'˜We're continuing to speak to people who knew Michael or lived nearby to understand his activity towards the end of last week.'

The 17-year-old is in custody.

Fareham District Chief Inspector Sharon Woolrich said: '˜We understand that this is concerning for some of our residents.

'˜We've been visiting people living in Omaha Close with the housing provider to make sure we address any specific concerns in partnership.

'˜If anyone hasn't spoken to officers and would like to please do call us on 101, visit us at Fareham police station or email [email protected]'

Anyone with information that could help the investigation should call 101 quoting Operation Bic, alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

You can also make a report here.