Portsmouth house murder: Victim named
- 13 May 2013
- From the section Hampshire & Isle of Wight
A man who is believed to have died after being assaulted at a house in Portsmouth has been identified.
Keith David Bevis, 31, of Fawcett Road, Southsea, was found inside a terraced property on Seagrove Road, in North End, on Saturday.
He was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. A 39-year-old man from Hampshire was arrested on suspicion of murder.
Detectives have been given more time to question him.
A post-mortem examination is due to take place to find out how Mr Bevis died. His next of kin have been informed.
Senior investigating officer Det Ch Insp Stuart Murray said: "We are continuing to gather evidence at the scene in Seagrove Road where police cordons are likely to stay in place until tomorrow afternoon.
"This is a routine process to ensure we are thorough in examining the location of a murder. I'd like to reassure the community that there is no evidence of a risk to other members of the public."