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Police appeal for witnesses to come forward

We are conducting a range of enquiries to establish the circumstances leading up to Mr Evans' death. As part of our investigation we would like to speak to anyone who may have seen an incident involving two men near to the single lane pinch point on Swan Street in Kingsclere between 7.45pm and 8.10pm on Saturday, February 1. In particular we are keen to speak to the occupants of the vehicles pictured as we believe they passed by at the time of the incident and may have witnessed something which could assist with our investigation.

– Detective Sergeant Paula James, Basingstoke CID

A 20-year-old man from Bishops Green has been arrested in connection with this incident. He has been bailed pending further enquiries until March 10.

Police appealing for help after unexplained death

Police want to speak to the people in these vehicles Credit: Hampshire police

Detectives are investigating the death of a man from Kingsclere and are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time.

Patrick Evans, aged 54, of Swan Street in Kingsclere, died at the North Hampshire Hospital on Thursday, February 6. The cause of his death is unknown.


Man in hospital after lorry overturns

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A 53-year-old man from Wiltshire is recovering in hospital after an articulated lorry overturned on the A339 between Basingstoke and Newbury.

Police say his injuries are not life threatening. The incident will close the road for much of the day. It happened near the Star Inn pub at Kingsclere.

The lorry had been carrying wood. Major delays have built up in the area. Hampshire Police say recovery will soon take place. Other vehicles managed to avoid the lorry when it overturned. It is the second lorry to overturn on the A339 In a week.