Coleford murder suspect held for extra 36 hours

Police cordon in Berry Hill Police cordoned off an area of Berry Hill around Hillcrest Road after the man's death on Sunday night

Police holding a man on suspicion of murder have been granted another 36 hours by magistrates to question him.

The 36-year-old man from Berry Hill was arrested over the death of a 44-year-old man in the Hillcrest Road area of Berry Hill near Coleford.

Detectives were called to the incident at 20:30 BST on Sunday and the area was cordoned off for investigation.

The victim was taken to hospital where he later died, police said.

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