Murder investigation underway after man dies on Henford Hill, Yeovil

A MURDER investigation is under way in Yeovil this morning (December 12) after a 40-year-old man has sadly died.

Avon and Somerset Police were called to the incident at 12.30am at a flat on Henford Hill.

The man had life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital, where he died early this morning.

Two men have been arrested. 

Det Insp Chris Feerick, of the Major Crime Investigation Team, said: “A full and thorough investigation will be carried out into this man’s death and specially trained officers have been deployed to support his next of kin at this extremely difficult time.

“Two men, aged 23 and 29, have been arrested and they’re currently in custody for questioning.

“A cordon remains in place so we can carry out enquiries at the scene and there will be an increased police presence in the area over the coming days.

“Incidents like this are very rare but when they do happen, we know they cause significant concern so we’d urge anyone with worries or questions to speak to a member of their local neighbourhood policing team.

“If anyone has information about what happened and hasn’t yet spoken to the police, please call us on 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5220278520

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