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Operation Experience: Police investigating murder in Southampton granted extra time to question man in custody

News   •   Nov 05, 2018 12:20 GMT

Officers continue to question one man arrested on suspicion of the murder of a man whose body was found near Cemetery Road, on Saturday 3 November.

On Friday 2 November an investigation was launched into the sudden disappearance of a 66-year-old man, from Southampton, who had not been seen since 6.30am on Thursday 1 November.

On Saturday 3 November, police officers found a body, believed to be this man, in woodland off of Cemetery Road.

Seven people were arrested in connection with the man’s death.

Six people have since been released from custody but remain under investigation and officers have been granted extra time to question a 34-year-old man.

If you have any information that could assist, please call 101 and quote Operation Experience. Alternatively, make a report using the following link https://mipp.police.uk/operation/44HC18W07-PO1.

Or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 1111 and leave information anonymously.