Four Arrested Following Death in Yeovil Flats

Four Arrested Following Death in Yeovil Flats

Four Arrested Following Death in Yeovil Flats

Yeovil, June 23, 2024 — Four individuals have been arrested in connection with the death of a man at a block of flats on Raglan Terrace. Officers from Avon and Somerset Police were dispatched to the scene at approximately 7 PM on Sunday.

The deceased, believed to be in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene. Among the arrested are two men in their 50s, taken into custody on suspicion of murder. Additionally, a third man in his 50s and a woman in her 40s were detained earlier this morning on suspicion of assisting an offender. All four remain in police custody.

Police are appealing for any information from the public and have increased their presence in the area as investigations proceed.

Acting Inspector Rose Green provided a statement: “Our thoughts are with the man’s next of kin, who we were able to trace and update yesterday afternoon. They will be supported by specially-trained officers and kept informed as our enquiries progress.

“The Major Crime Investigation Team is leading our enquiries into the man’s tragic death, and residents can expect to see an increased police presence as our work continues.

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“While our enquiries are still in the early stages, we have made four arrests to establish the facts surrounding this incident. Such investigations are thankfully rare in Yeovil, but we understand the community may be concerned by this news. We want to reassure the public that we do not believe there is any increased risk to public safety. High-visibility patrols will be conducted, and we encourage residents to approach officers and PCSOs with any concerns.”

Avon and Somerset Police added: "Anyone with information that could assist our enquiries is asked to call 101 and quote reference number 5224162697. You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously at 0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous Online Form. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded, and you will not have to go to court or speak to police when contacting Crimestoppers."

This is a developing story, and updates will be provided as more information becomes available.

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