A murder investigation has been launched after the death of a man from Fulwood.Advertisement
Preston Police say a man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Police were called to an address in Levensgarth Avenue, in the Sharoe Green area of Fulwood, around 5.35am on Saturday (13 January).
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A man, understood to be in his 30s, was found with serious head injuries following an altercation.
He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital and pronounced deceased a short time later.
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Police say he has not been formally identified and officers are trying to trace his next of kin.
A 37-year-old man from Huddersfield and a 36-year-old woman, from Preston, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are in police custody.
DCI Gareth Willis from Lancashire’s major investigation team said: “We are still in the early stages of our inquiries and are looking at the circumstances leading up to this man’s death.”
Neighbours said a forensic tent had been in the front garden of the property since first-thing on Saturday morning and a police presence was still outside the house into Saturday evening.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call police on 101 quoting incident reference LC-20180113-0259.