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Man stabbed to death in Stroud named as Dennis Plater

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Image caption Dennis Plater was found stabbed to death at an address on Walkley Hill on Friday

An 82-year-old man who was stabbed to death in Stroud has been named as Dennis Plater.

Gloucestershire Police launched a murder investigation after his body was found at an address on Walkley Hill on Friday.

In a statement, Mr Plater's family said he "was a beloved husband, father, brother and grandfather".

A 47-year-old man from Stroud was arrested in Southsea, Hampshire on Sunday and remains in custody.

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