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Murder arrest over Bournemouth flat death

Cleveland Road
Image caption The dead man, who has not yet been named, was found in a flat in Cleveland Road

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering one man and attempting to kill another at a flat in Bournemouth.

A 25-year-old man from the town was pronounced dead at the scene after being found by police called to a serious assault in the early hours.

A 46-year-old, also found at the flat in Cleveland Road, is being treated in hospital for serious injuries.

Police said a 45-year-old man from Poole had been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

Police said the victim and arrested man were known to each other.

Police have cordoned off the scene and a forensic examination and house-to-house inquiries are under way.

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