Yeovil Murder investigation

Avon & Somerset police have launched a murder investigation after a man died in the early hours of this morning (12 December). Police were called to a flat on Hendford Hill at half past midnight. There they found a man with life threatening injuries. Although he was taken to hospital, he died shortly after arriving.

Police confirmed that they have arrested two men who remain in custody for questioning. One man is 23, the other 29.

In order to complete their investigations, the Police have cordoned off the area around the flat. The Police will increase their presence in the area over the next couple of days to provide reassurance to residents.

Speaking for the investigating team, Det Insp Chris Feerick said: “A full and thorough investigation will be carried out into this man’s death and specially trained officers have been deployed to support his next of kin at this extremely difficult time.

If anyone has any information about this incident or knows any of the people involved, please contact the Police on 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5220278520.

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