Two men arrested on suspicion of murder

Victim died at the scene at around 6pm on Tuesday: Google
Victim died at the scene at around 6pm on Tuesday: Google

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed to death in Bournemouth, Dorset Police has confirmed.

Emergency services were called to Chine Gardens, Bournemouth, shortly before 6pm on Tuesday to reports that a man had been stabbed.

The victim, a 31-year-old Bournemouth man, was treated by paramedics at the scene but died as a result of his injuries.

Officers later arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with the stabbing.

A second man, 33, who was found with a neck injury and taken to hospital for treatment, was also arrested on suspicion of murder.

Police also arrested a 28-year-old Bournemouth woman on suspicion of assisting an offender.

A full investigation is underway and a cordon remains in place at Boscombe Chine Gardens.

Detective Chief Inspector Andy Dilworth, of Dorset Police, said: “We are carrying out a detailed investigation to establish the full circumstances of what happened.

“I would urge anyone with information that could assist this investigation, or who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area around the time of the incident, to please come forward.”

There will be an increased police presence in the area as officers continue to make enquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting incident number 30:344.

Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call freephone 0800 555 111.

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