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Police given more time to question three on Bridgnorth murder

The man's body was found in a first-floor flat in Old School Mews, Bridgnorth on Thursday Photo: Google Maps

Police have been given more time to question three people arrested in connection with the murder of a man in Bridgnorth.

The man's body was found in a first-floor flat in Old School Mews on Thursday, he is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be 57-years-old.

Magistrates in Shropshire have granted police a more time to question the two men and a woman who were arrested on Saturday.

"A post mortem into the man's death was held last Friday. Results indicate that he died from head injuries.

"A man in his 50s from Tipton, Sandwell a man in his 30s from Perry Barr, Birmingham and a woman in her 20s from Aston, Birmingham remain in police custody in connection with the 57 year old's death, and detectives have been given an extra 36 by hours by magistrates to question them.

"A 30 year old Telford woman who was arrested in connection with the inquiry on Thursday was released yesterday (Sunday) without charge.

"I would like to thank everyone so far who has come forward with information in relation to this incident and I would appeal to any members of the public who may have any further details about the man's death to get in touch."

– Detective Chief Inspector Stephen Tonks - West Mercia Police