Bristol: Man Found Dead At House In Stapleton

Police have arrested five people in connection with the death of a man whose body was found at a house in the Stapleton area of Bristol.

Scene of crime police tape

The body of Simon Bowring was found at a property in Welsford Avenue on Sunday, following concerns for his welfare. 

A post-mortem examination proved inconclusive and further tests are now being carried out. 

Senior Investigating Officer, Det Ch Insp Gareth Bevan, said: ''The inquiry team has been following a number of lines of inquiry in relation to this man’s death and we believe we are making significant progress. 

''Five people, all males aged between 17 and 22, have been arrested in connection with this investigation. They have all been arrested on suspicion of murder and burglary and they remain in custody at this time. 

''We are still appealing for witnesses to come forward and would urge anyone with any information relating to this incident to call police on 101.'' 

If you have information please call our 24-hour Enquiry Centre on 101 or contact police using an incident form on their website

Alternatively if you want to remain anonymous, please call the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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