Two arrested after man dies at Willow Close property

Posted on Monday 21st January 2013 at 3:47 pm by SH (Editor)

Police crime scene investigation vehicles outside a property in Willow Close.

Avon and Somerset Police say they have arrested two people after a man died at a property in Willow Close, Patchway, in the early hours of this morning (Monday 21st January).

Police crime scene investigators remained at the scene this afternoon (see photo above).

In a statement released to The Journal, police said:

“At around 5:35am we were informed by the ambulance service that they were treating a seriously ill man at a property in Willow Close, Patchway. Unfortunately the patient died a short time later.”

“Police officers attended the scene and two people have been arrested. They currently remain in police custody.”

“There will be police activity in the area for the rest of the day as enquiries into the death continue.”

Anyone with information which may help enquiries should contact police on 101. Alternatively, phone the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111; they never ask your name or trace your call.

Related link: Police in Patchway (The Journal)

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3 Responses to “Two arrested after man dies at Willow Close property”

  1. Di Says:

    people are saying its drug related but can’t be sure on that ,it’s sad whatever the case .RIP young man

  2. SH (Editor) Says:

    A catchup article published on the Bristol Post website this afternoon reveals a bit more information about yesterday’s incident:

    “Two men are being questioned on suspicion of murdering a 47-year-old man who died at a flat in Patchway.”

    “As part of their investigations, Avon and Somerset police arrested a 27-year-old man and a 33-year-old man on suspicion of murder.”

    Two arrested on suspicion of murder after man found dead in flat on Willow Close, Patchway

  3. SH (Editor) Says:

    The Bristol Post has named the dead man as Philip Coombs.

    The two men that were arrested on Monday have both been bailed, pending further investigation.

    Read more: Man found dead in flat was Philip Coombs

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