New arrest in Glastonbury murder investigation

Avon & Somerset Police this morning confirmed a second man has been arrested second arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of 89-year-old Frederick Burge.

Mr Burge was last seen on Saturday 25 February at around 8.10am walking his Jack Russell dog along Northload Street and High Street.

The 49-year-old man was arrested and remains in police custody. A second man, who was arrested earlier this week, remains on police bail.

Officers will be in Glastonbury this weekend speaking with residents and handing out witness appeal leaflets.

Police are appealing for any information which could aid their investigation:

  • Were you in the George Street area of Glastonbury on the weekend of 25-26 February?
  • Did you see or speak with Frederick over that weekend?
  • Did you see or hear anything suspicious in the area around this time?

If you can help please call 101 and give the name ‘Operation Shelby’ to the call handler.

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