Two women arrested on suspicion of murder after man found dead in home

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A pair of women have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man found dead inside a property on Sunday morning.

Hampshire police have launched a murder investigation following a call at 8.04am today (July 17) to an address in Botley Drive, Havant, HampshireLive reports.

One woman from Havant and one from nearby Paulsgrove, both 26, have been taken into custody where they will remain for questioning, police say.

Officers will be conducting reassurance patrols in the Leigh Park area as detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the incident.

Detective Chief Inspector Nicola Burton said: “This incident will be concerning to members of the local community and we are working hard to establish exactly what happened. While our investigation is at an early stage, we do not believe there is any wider risk to the public and we are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.

“If you were in the Botley Drive area last night or in the early hours of this morning and have information that could help our investigation, please get in touch. Similarly if you have ring doorbell, CCTV or dash cam footage which could assist us, we would like to hear from you.”


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