Gareth Roberts murder investigation sees pair’s bail time extended

Posted on - 12th February, 2018 - 11:51am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Fulwood, Preston News, Sharoe Green
Gareth Roberts
Gareth Roberts

Police have given an update regarding the investigation into the murder of a man in Fulwood.


Gareth Roberts, 36, died in hospital following a fight at a house in Fulwood in January.

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A 37-year-old man from Huddersfield and a 36-year-old woman from Preston were initially arrested on suspicion of murder.

They were bailed pending further enquiries until Sunday (11 February).

Now Preston Police have extended this period until 8 April.


Mr Roberts’ funeral was held in early February after a fundraising campaign by family and friends.

He was found at an address in Levensgarth Avenue in the Sharoe Green area around 5.35am on Saturday 13 January.

A post mortem showed he died from ‘traumatic head, face and neck injuries’.

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