Published: December 24, 2009
Four arrests as Burnham-On-Sea police probe town centre murder

Four people have been arrested following the discovery of a man's body in a Burnham-On-Sea town centre flat earlier this morning (Thursday, December 24th).

As first reported by, scores of police descended on Abingdon Street at 9am, as pictured, after the body of a man in his 20s was found.

Police taped off an area at the front of the Second Image tattoo shop as their investigations got underway.

Inspector Roger Tolley of Burnham Police told "I can confirm that four local people have been arrested in connection with the incident."

He added: "The body of a man in his 20s was found in a flat in Abingdon Street this morning."

"We cannot confirm how the man died until the post mortem has been carried out, however I would add that we are treating this incident very seriously."

A 23 year-old man and a 27 year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder, while a 21 year-old woman and a 25 year-old man were arrested on suspicion of aiding an offender.

Abingdon Street re-opened to traffic almost twelve hours after the incident first unfolded.


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