Man killed in Colne house is named as Steven Sheppard

A man found dead at a house in east Lancashire has been named by police as 47-year-old Steven Sheppard.

Mr Sheppard's body was found in Portland Street, Colne on Monday.

A post-mortem investigation found he died from multiple head and chest injuries, a Lancashire police spokeswoman said.

Two women, aged 49 and 34, and a 40-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in police custody.

Anyone with any information has been asked to contact Lancashire police.

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