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UPDATED: Bedworth murder investigation: Man arrested

A 35-year-old man from Bedworth has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a 33-year-old man was discovered in a house in Bulkington Road, Bedworth, on Monday (6 May).

Police received a call at 1.25pm raising concern for the man and officers forced entry to the house where they discovered his body. He had suffered stab wounds.

Detective Chief Inspector Anna Middleton from the Warwickshire Police Major Investigation Unit said: "We are continuing our investigations to establish the circumstances leading up to the man's death and identify those responsible.

"We have one man in custody who is continuing to help with our enquiries.

The post mortem and formal identification are due to take place tomorrow.

A police cordon remains in place around the house.

At this time, detectives believe the victim and offenders were known to each other.

Anyone with any information that could help police with their enquiries is urged to contact police on 101.

 

UPDATE: 16.35, 08/05/2019: This afternoon (Wednesday 8 May) officers have arrested a 39-year-old man from Coventry on suspicion of assisting an offender.

 

Posted by Sam Cook, Communications Officer

Published 08/05/19