Murder arrest after man in his 90s found dead in Gloucestershire

A murder investigation has been launched after a man believed to be aged in his 90s was found dead at a house in Hambrook.

Police were called to the property on Mill Lane in the south Gloucestershire village by the ambulance service on Saturday morning.

A man was found dead at the scene.

A man in his 60s has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is in police custody.

Avon and Somerset Police said a formal identification process is yet to be completed but officers believe the man is in his 90s.

His family have been told and are being supported by family liaison officers.

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Neighbourhood Chief Inspector Steph McKenna said it appears the two men knew each other and there is not believed to be any ongoing risk to the public.

"Our enquiries are at an early stage, but at this time it appears this was an isolated incident," she said.

"Our thoughts are with the man's family at this hugely upsetting time."