Two people have been arrested in connection with a murder which happened in Ross on October 2.
The investigation has been launched following the death of a 39-year-old man in Ross-on-Wye. Two people have been arrested after what police are calling a “shocking incident” on a quiet residential street in the town.
Officers were called to Bluebell Close, October 2, following reports of an altercation. Officers attended alongside colleagues from West Midlands Ambulance Service.
On arrival it was found that a man had sustained serious injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
A statement from West Mercia Police reads: “A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and a 39-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. Both individuals remain in police custody.”
Detective inspector Stephen Cook added: “This is a shocking incident and our thoughts go out to the family of the man who lost his life. I understand that incidents of this nature can be alarming, but would like to reassure the local community that this is an isolated incident and there is no wider risk to the public.
“Our officers remain at the scene. You may see an increased police presence in the area over the coming days as our investigation continues.”
West Mercia Police would like to hear from anyone who saw the incident or captured it on dashcam or CCTV. If you have any information that could help the investigation, police are urging that you report it online under the Tell Us About section of the West Mercia Police website quoting reference 184 of 2 October.