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Suspect arrested after fatal stabbing in Poole

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Image caption Police arrested a 49-year-old man on suspicion of murder after discovering a victim in a flat who was fatally stabbed in Wessex Road on Sunday afternoon

Police have arrested a murder suspect after a man was fatally stabbed on a flat in Poole on Sunday afternoon.

The victim, in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene in Wessex Road after police arrived at 13:35 BST.

A 49-year-old man, of no fixed abode, was arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody.

Police are appealing for information from anyone who was in the area, and the victim's next of kin are yet to be informed.

Det Ch Insp Neil Devoto said: "Officers from the local neighbourhood policing team will be carrying out high visibility patrols in the area to offer reassurance to the community and can be contacted with any concerns."

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