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Operation Experience: Officers return to scene one week on from Gerald Pragnell's disappearance

Operation Experience: Officers return to scene one week on from Gerald Pragnell's disappearance

Press Releases   •   Nov 08, 2018 00:01 GMT

​Detectives investigating the murder of Gerald Pragnell are returning to the scene one week on from his disappearance.

Operation Experience: Detectives have charged a man with murder

Operation Experience: Detectives have charged a man with murder

Press Releases   •   Nov 05, 2018 21:18 GMT

Detectives investigating the murder of Gerald Pragnell have tonight charged a man with murder.

Operation Experience: Detectives confirm name of man murdered in Southampton last week

Operation Experience: Detectives confirm name of man murdered in Southampton last week

Press Releases   •   Nov 05, 2018 17:42 GMT

Detectives are now in a position to release the name of the man who was murdered in Southampton last week.

Operation Experience: Southampton murder investigation update

Operation Experience: Southampton murder investigation update

Press Releases   •   Nov 04, 2018 22:23 GMT

Officers continue to investigate the murder of a man whose body was found near Cemetery Road in Southampton yesterday evening (Saturday 3 November).

UPDATE: Teenage boy charged as part of Gosport murder investigation

UPDATE: Teenage boy charged as part of Gosport murder investigation

Press Releases   •   Nov 01, 2018 17:57 GMT

​Detectives investigating the death of a man in Southcroft Road, Gosport, have charged a teenage boy.

Name of victim released in Gosport murder investigation

Name of victim released in Gosport murder investigation

Press Releases   •   Nov 01, 2018 17:08 GMT

​We can now confirm the name of a man who died following an incident in Southcroft Road, Gosport.

Appeal to Lucy McHugh’s friends as they return to school

Appeal to Lucy McHugh’s friends as they return to school

Press Releases   •   Sep 03, 2018 11:54 BST

Lucy McHugh, or Lucy White as she was known to her friends, would have returned to school this week. We are renewing our appeal to Lucy’s school friends to help us find her killer.

Operation Rosette: Police charge a second man

Operation Rosette: Police charge a second man

Press Releases   •   Sep 01, 2018 19:04 BST

A second man has been charged as part of an investigation into the death of a 26-year-old man in Totton.

Fresh appeal and searches in Lucy McHugh murder investigation

Fresh appeal and searches in Lucy McHugh murder investigation

Press Releases   •   Aug 28, 2018 15:06 BST

As we begin fresh searches for the weapon that killed Lucy McHugh, we are appealing for sightings of a man on a bicycle on Wednesday 25 July.

Police make an arrest in connection with Fareham murder investigation

Police make an arrest in connection with Fareham murder investigation

Press Releases   •   Aug 24, 2018 17:05 BST

Police investigating the murder of 29-year-old Michael Deary at Omaha Close in Fareham have made an arrest.

Lucy McHugh murder investigation – four weeks on

Lucy McHugh murder investigation – four weeks on

Press Releases   •   Aug 23, 2018 12:26 BST

It is four weeks since the body of Southampton teenager Lucy McHugh was found and our dedicated team of officers and staff has been working tirelessly to catch her killer. Today we are releasing a timeline of key points in our murder investigation in the hope that this will help jog people’s memory and someone may come forward with information which could be vital.

Officers name victim in Fareham murder investigation

Officers name victim in Fareham murder investigation

Press Releases   •   Aug 22, 2018 15:43 BST

Can you help us to build a complete picture of the last few days of Michael Deary’s life?

Lucy McHugh murder investigation – new leaflet drop

Lucy McHugh murder investigation – new leaflet drop

Press Releases   •   Aug 22, 2018 00:01 BST

We will be carrying out a new leaflet drop close to Southampton Sports Centre today (Wednesday 22 August) - four weeks to the day since Lucy McHugh was last seen.

Murder investigation launched after man’s body found in Fareham

Murder investigation launched after man’s body found in Fareham

Press Releases   •   Aug 21, 2018 12:19 BST

Officers have launched a murder investigation in Fareham after a man’s body was found at a flat on Omaha Close, Fareham.

Lucy McHugh murder investigation – more CCTV images released

Lucy McHugh murder investigation – more CCTV images released

Press Releases   •   Aug 16, 2018 12:41 BST

Lucy McHugh can now be seen walking up Wimpson Lane and Coxford Road in Southampton shortly after disappearing.

Lucy McHugh murder - specialist team drafted in

Lucy McHugh murder - specialist team drafted in

Press Releases   •   Aug 14, 2018 15:27 BST

A team of specialists from across the country has been drafted in to help find Lucy McHugh’s killer.

Lucy McHugh murder investigation: Saints fans can play their part

Lucy McHugh murder investigation: Saints fans can play their part

Press Releases   •   Aug 11, 2018 00:01 BST

The last known movements of Lucy McHugh will be screened to thousands of Saints fans as we urge everyone in Southampton to continue sharing our appeals.

Lucy McHugh murder investigation - two weeks on and more to be done

Lucy McHugh murder investigation - two weeks on and more to be done

Press Releases   •   Aug 08, 2018 15:54 BST

Detectives investigating the murder of Lucy McHugh have revealed the extent of the public response so far, but urge that there’s still more to be done.

Lucy McHugh murder: CCTV images of first confirmed sighting

Lucy McHugh murder: CCTV images of first confirmed sighting

Press Releases   •   Aug 07, 2018 13:07 BST

We have released CCTV images of the first confirmed sighting of Lucy McHugh since she left her house on Wednesday 25 July.

Lucy McHugh murder: New image of Lucy released.

Lucy McHugh murder: New image of Lucy released.

Press Releases   •   Aug 04, 2018 14:24 BST

A new image of Lucy McHugh has been released as part of our murder investigation in Southampton.