Murder probe after death at bungalow in Southmoor

  • 12 January 2012
  • From the section Oxford
The crime scene on Laurel Drive, Southmoor.
Image caption Police said the victim and the suspect appear to know each other

A 49-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with a death at a bungalow in Oxfordshire.

The emergency services were called to Laurel Drive, Southmoor, at about 23:20 GMT by a member of the public reporting that a man had been injured at the address.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Thames Valley Police said he and the arrested man knew each other.

A cordon has been set up around the property.

Det Insp Phil Murphy said: "The inquiry is in its very early stages and the full circumstances surrounding the man's death are now under investigation.

"However, it does appear that the victim and the suspect were known to each other and we are not currently looking for anyone else in connection with this incident."

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