Murder charges in Menzies case

Police charge three men with murdering a 21 year old in Bournemouth

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Men due in court

Three men are due before magistrates in Bournemouth later charged with the murder of a 21-year-old man in Boscombe. Reece Menzies was found dead at his home in Bournemouth on July 25th.

The three men have been in custody for the last 72 hours and they have all been interviewed at length. We have presented details of these interviews as well as evidence gathered over the past month to the Crown Prosecution Service, with whom we have worked closely. The progression of the investigation to this point today demonstrates the professionalism, commitment and tireless work of Dorset Police staff, with the active support of Operation Trident and Kent police.

– Detective Chief Inspector Kevin Connolly, Major Crime Investigation Team

Three men charged with murdering 21 year old in Bournemouth

Detectives have charged three men with murdering a man in Bournemouth

The three are aged 22, 24 and 33 and all come from London.

They have been charged with the murder of Reece James Menzies after the 21-year-old was found dead at his flat, at the junction of Roumelia Lane and Sea Road in Boscombe, on Wednesday 25 July 2012.

He was found with a gun shot wound at around 2.15am that morning.

The three charged men were arrested at addresses in London and the Folkestone area of Kent.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 25:46.


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