Police investigating ‘suspicious’ death in Burnham-on-Sea after reports of late-night assault
PUBLISHED: 10:44 11 July 2017
Avon and Somerset Constabulary is investigating a ‘suspicious’ death in Burnham-on-Sea this morning (Tuesday) after reports of an assault last night.
Police have cordoned off Churchill Close, where a man has died after reports of an attack at around midnight.
A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with the incident.
A scientific investigation team is at the scene, and a number of officers are patrolling the area.
A police spokesman said: “We’ve launched an investigation following the death of a man in suspicious circumstances in Burnham.
“Officers were called to reports of an assault at house in Churchill Close at 11.56pm last night.
“Sadly, a man was pronounced dead at the scene.
“A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with the incident and our enquiries are ongoing.”