Murder Investigation Launched In Peterborough

21 October 2018, 12:38 | Updated: 21 October 2018, 12:44

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A murder investigation has begun in Peterborough after the death of a man in his 20s.

Police were called to Oakdale Avenue in Peterborough at 7.10am today (Sunday 21st October) by paramedics after reports of concern for a man in a parked car.

The man, who is in his 20s, was confirmed dead a short while later.

Detectives are treating the death as suspicious and an 18 year-old woman from Peterborough has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently at Thorpe Wood Police Station in Peterborough.

Detective Chief Inspector Adam Gallop, from the Beds, Cambs and Herts Major Crime Unit, said:

"We are looking to speak to anyone who has any information about this death and particularly anyone who saw or heard any disturbance in the Oakdale Avenue area between 5am and 7am today."
 
Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident number 93 of 21 October or visit www.cambs.police.uk/report  Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org