Man found dead in Leicester house

A man has been arrested after the body of a man was found at a house in Leicester.

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Man found dead in Leicestershire was father-of-two

A man found dead at a house in Leicestershire has today been named as father-of-two Christopher Penman.

Mr Penman, aged 58, was found at a house in Somerfield Walk, Beaumont Leys, on Saturday afternoon. The house remains sealed off today while forensic investigations continue.

His two children have released a statement through police appealing for information.

Our Dad didn’t deserve to die, he was a good man. We would ask anyone who has any information about what happened to please contact police.

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Detectives have been granted extra time to question him.


Police appeal over Leicester house death

Investigations are in its very early stages and we are currently trying to establish what has happened.

"I would ask anyone who has information or recalls seeing anything suspicious in relation to the incident to please contact the police immediately."

– Detective Chief Inspector Shaun Orton, Leicestershire Police

A 25-year-old man has been arrested and is being questioned by police.

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