Two arrested on suspicion of murder after man stabbed - Regional

POLICE have launched a murder investigation after a man was found stabbed in a public gardens - with two people arrested over the killing.

Wednesday, 1st July 2020, 9:47 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st July 2020, 9:48 am

A 31-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene after paramedics were called to Boscombe Chine Gardens, Bournemouth, at 5.49pm on Tuesday.

Police confirmed the man, who lived in the town, had suffered stab wounds.

After combing the area, a 37-year-old Bournemouth man was located in the area of East Overcliff Drive before being arrested on suspicion of murder.

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A man was stabbed to death

Police, responding to reports of a man in Windsor Road who had suffered an injury to his neck, arrested a 33-year-old man from Bournemouth on suspicion of murder.

He was taken to hospital for treatment where his condition is not believed to be life threatening.

A 28-year-old Bournemouth woman was also arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and is assisting police with enquiries.

A full investigation is underway and a cordon remains in place at Boscombe Chine Gardens.

Detective chief inspector Andy Dilworth, of Dorset Police, said: ‘We are carrying out a detailed investigation to establish the full circumstances of what happened.

‘I would urge anyone with information that could assist this investigation, or who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area around the time of the incident, to please come forward.’

There will be an increased police presence in the area as officers continue to make enquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email [email protected] or by calling 101, quoting incident number 30:344.

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