Coventry & Warwickshire

Bedworth murder probe after man found dead

Bulkington Road, Bedworth, Image copyright Google
Image caption A body of a man was found in Bulkington Road, near Bedworth train station

A murder investigation has been launched after a man's body was found in a house in Bedworth.

The discovery was made at an address in Bulkington Road in the town on Monday afternoon, Warwickshire Police said.

Formal identification has not yet taken place but detectives believe the man is 33 years old.

Police also said they think the victim and offender were known to each other. A cordon remains in place as inquiries continue.

Det Insp Jackie McBrearty said: "We are treating this incident as murder and are currently working to establish the exact circumstances leading up to the man's death.

"We're keen to hear from anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area or has any information that could help with our inquiries."

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