Murder investigation after sudden death of man in Preston – ITV News

Murder investigation after sudden death of man in Preston - ITV News

BREAKING NEWS: Murder investigation launched in Preston after body of man, 50, is found in property

Lancashire Police today said that detectives investigating the sudden death of a man earlier this month had now launched a murder inquiry.

Lancashire Police said they were called at around 9:45am on Monday, May 20 after Steven May, 50, had been found deceased inside a property on Raven Street, Deepdale.

The body of Steven May, 50, was discovered at an address in Raven Street, Preston, after police were called at about 9.45am on Monday.

A subsequent post mortem examination revealed a number of injuries to Mr Mays body, including multiple fractures.

Detectives want to speak to anyone who may have seen or heard from Mr May in the days leading up to his death.

Officers have appealed to anyone who may have seen or heard from Steven in the days leading up to his death to get in touch.

DI Martin Pearson, from Preston Police, said: Firstly, my thoughts are with Stevens family at this extremely sad and distressing time. We have specially trained officers offering them support.

We are looking at his last movements in the time before he suddenly died to try and build a picture of what has happened to him and why.

If you think you saw him, please make contact with us as you may have vital information to assist our investigation.

“Similarly, if you know anything about how Steven could have come about these fatal injuries, please come forward.

A murder investigation has been launched after a man’s body was found inside a house in Deepdale.

A post mortem showed Mr May’s body had a number of injuries including multiple fractures and he died as a result of these.

DI Martin Pearson said: Firstly, my thoughts are with Stevens family and friends at this extremely sad and distressing time. We have specially trained officers offering them support.

We are looking at his last movements in the time before he suddenly died to try and build a picture of what has happened to him and why.

If you think you saw him, please make contact with us as you may have vital information to assist our investigation. Similarly, if you know anything about how Steven could have come about these fatal injuries, please come forward.

Or you can call Crimestoppers and give information anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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