Murder investigation underway after death of a man in Fulwood

Posted on - 8th February, 2020 - 4:01pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Fulwood, Lancashire Police, Preston News
Balfour Road

Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Preston. 

Police were called around 7.45am today (Saturday, February 8) to a report a man had been found unresponsive at an address in Balfour Road. 

Emergency services attended where sadly a man was pronounced dead at the scene. 

His death is currently being treated as unexplained and enquiries are on-going to identify him.

Three men were later arrested in connection with the man’s death.

Detectives are urging anyone with information to come forward. 

Det Ch Insp Becky Smith, of Lancashire Police, said: “An investigation is underway following the death of a man in Preston. 

“These are tragic circumstances and my thoughts are with the man involved at this time. 

“While we have made three arrests, we are keen to speak to anyone who can assist with our enquiries. 

“If you have any information, please come forward.” 


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If you can help, please contact police on 101 quoting log 0349 of February 8. 

Three men aged, 50, 31 and 29, all from Preston, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are currently in custody.

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