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Police investigating suspicious death in Easton

Avon and Somerset Police are investigating a suspicious death in Easton.

They were called to a flat in Lansdowne Court at around 5:15pm last night, where the body of a man was found. 

A local man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the incident - they've said that investigations into the incident are ongoing. 

A spokesperson for the force told us: 

'A man has died at a flat at Lansdowne Court in Easton.

 Police attended the property at around 5.15pm (Thursday 10 January) and found a man at the address who had sadly died.

 The death is being treated as homicide, and an investigation is being led by the Major Crime Investigation Team.

 A local man was arrested in connection with the incident in nearby Newton Street soon afterwards.

 The Senior Investigating Officer DI Mike Buck said: “If you have any information which you think could help my team please get in touch through www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/contact, or by calling 101, quoting reference 5219006871.”

Alternatively pass on information through the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court or have to speak to police when contacting Crimestoppers.

 Officers apologise for any disruption and ask for the community’s understanding while important forensic examinations and other enquiries are carried out'

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