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Murder suspects arrested after death of man in Wellington

By Charlotte Bentley | Wellington | Crime | Published:

Two people from Telford have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man in Wellington.

The police cordon in Charlton Street, Wellington, on Saturday

The man, whose age and identity have not yet been confirmed, died at a property in Charlton Street on Saturday morning.

A man, aged 29, and woman, 27, were arrested on Saturday evening on suspicion of his murder and remained in custody on Sunday afternoon.

Much of Charlton Street and Midland Mews was cordoned off yesterday after the man died at around 7.45am.

Police at the scene in Wellington

West Mercia Police said they called to reports of a man being in cardiac arrest and that he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Ambulances attended and left the scene around two hours later as detectives began their investigation.

Police vans and tape blocked off the entrance to Midland Mews from Charlton Street on Saturday and the residents' car park was also cordoned off as forensic investigators scoured the scene.

Neighbours in the area reported that a man had been attacked but police only confirmed that the man's death was being treated as murder today.

Detective Chief Inspector Mark Bellamy said: “ We would like to reassure the community that we believe this to be an isolated incident at a private residence.”

Charlotte Bentley

By Charlotte Bentley
Community Reporter - @CharlotteB_Star

Community Reporter at the Shropshire Star, helping under-represented communities to find a voice in Shropshire and Mid Wales. Contact me at charlotte.bentley@shropshirestar.co.uk.

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