man was assaulted and was pronounced dead at the scene. A 43-year-old
man and a 38-year-old woman were arrested in connection with the
incident and remain in police custody.
James Riccio from Avon and Somerset Police told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"Specialist crime scene investigators have been examining the
scene while there is also an increased police presence in the area
aware this will have an impact on the wider community and Id
like to reassure people we believe this to be an isolated incident.
Anyone with any concerns is encouraged to contact their local neighbourhood
went on to say: "This investigation is at a very early stage
and we are doing everything possible to determine how the man died."
treating the death as murder due to the injuries the man received."
next of kin have been informed and specially trained officers are
offering support to his family."
people have been arrested and are currently in custody for questioning."
examination will be carried out by a Home Office pathologist in
due course along with formal identification.
residents in the area told Burnham-On-Sea.com of their 'shock' at
seeing Police in the close.
added: "I woke up to find Police and forensics and large part
of the close taped off. It was very unsettling and upsetting."
said: "This is usually a very quiet cul de sac so it's quite
a shock to see this happening here."
road, Churchill Close, taped off by Police on Tuesday morning
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