Glastonbury murder – arrested men released

Avon & Somerset Police continue to investigate the murder of of an 89-year-old man in Glastonbury last weekend. Frederick Burge was found deceased at his home in George Street at around 12.30pm on Sunday 26 February.

Two men have so far been arrested as part of our investigation. Both have today been released without charge.

Detective Inspector Neil Meade, of the Major Crime Investigation Team, said: “Frederick was last seen seven days ago, on Saturday 25 February. It was at around 8.10am walking his Jack Russell dog along Northload Street and High Street. We’re keen to hear from anyone that recalls seeing him after that point, or was in the George Street area last weekend. Did you see anything out of the ordinary? What may have seemed inconsequential at the time, could be significant to our investigation, so please come forward and let us know.”

Officers will continue speaking with members of the public in the town this weekend. Officers will be handing out witness appeal leaflets in the Market Cross area to seek further witnesses.

A Major Incident Public Portal has been created to enable people to upload information via their website.

Details can also be provided by calling 101 and quoting reference number 5223050314.

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